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Ricco Deruta Concave Mug

A truly unique hand-painted mug from Italy.

Ricco Deruta style originated in Deruta town (Umbria region) in the heyday of ceramics manufacturing, in the 16th century. This is the place where a lot of innovation in the burning and glazing of ceramics were invented. For example, the yellow gold and blue colours used here were a groundbreaking achievement at the time.

Today artisans are still using the same techniques and decorative elements to create such unique mugs, which come in small, medium and large sizes

By owning such a mug you own a piece of Italian history and craftsmanship. As well as support local artists that keep European cultural traditions alive.

Size guide:
Small: diameter - 3.5 inches (9 cm) / height - 3.75 inches (9.5 cm) / capacity - 10 oz (295 ml)
Medium: diameter - 3.6 inches (9 cm) / height - 4.25 inches (10.7 cm) / capacity - 12 oz (355 ml)
Large: diameter - 4 inches (10 cm) / height - 4.75 inches (12 cm) / capacity - 17 oz (502 ml)


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  • Authenticity
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Thanks to our direct relationships with Italian artisans, we guarantee the authenticity of all products. Hence, every item you buy will come with an authenticity certificate.

Delivery Information

This product range is only delivered in the USA currently.Orders are promptly shipped from our Glenview, IL USA warehouse.

Care Recommendations

Earthenware products form a web of tiny lines in glazing. It is natural and often a sought after effect of such products.It is advisable not to expose your products to sudden and drastic temperature changes to avoid cracking.

As a general rule, this product is not recommended for use in the microwave.

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welcome sign to the city

More About Derruta

Deruta is often referred to as the "ceramics city" as there are many artisans making Maiolica wares dotted around the city.

As you can see from the welcome sign, they proudly display a short history of the town carved into the stone just outside the city's gates.

The city was thriving as the Italian centre of Maiolica ceramics between the 13th and 16th centuries. Today ceramics still play a big part in city's life thanks to the exports and tourism.

Deruta craftsmen are highly praised for their skills and decorative styles, which are unique to the commune. Hence it is often referred to as Deruta Ceramics.

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