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Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store

Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large)

Regular price $60 Unit price  per 

Description:
The Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki has a rim of gold on a white porcelain body that almost appears transparent in the light.  Smooth and milky in its look and feel, the gold rimmed edge is a subtle accent that is both beautiful and understated.  

Variation:
Each cup is made by hand so variations do occur.

History:
Potter, Ryota Aoki (b. 1978), lives and works in Toki, Gifu prefecture. Known for his bold exploration of glaze and unconventional use of gold, silver and platinum, Aoki takes on more than 20 solo exhibitions every year, both in Japan and overseas and often collaborates with other industries, such as fashion and interior design.  Aoki is prolific maker of beautiful everyday porcelain ware, and works with a mission to introduce the art of a ceramics to an audience greater than expected by a single artist.

Measurement:
5.75'' h x  2.75'' d

Materials:
Porcelain

Care Instructions:
Hand-wash only.  Not suitable for hot drinks.

Return Policy / Shipping Policy: 
Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer.  

Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store
Egg Cup by Ryota Aoki (Large) - tortoise general store