The Handcrafted Boleslawiec Pottery 3.75" Pony Mug 12 oz will become a beautiful companion for your tea and coffee breaks with its aesthetic charm. An interesting polish construction using white firing clay and hand stamp technique makes this handcrafted mug a wonderful stoneware dish. A charming botanical pattern depicted in a classic blue color scheme designs the exterior panel of this Polish Pottery from Boleslawiec. It can withstand extreme temperatures and features a non-porous surface. The paints used in the design are non-toxic for safe usage.
Microwave, oven, freezer and dishwasher safe
Stoneware must be room temperature prior to use in a microwave or hot oven
Avoid drastic temperature swings
Free of Lead and Cadmium
Polish Stoneware is not intended for stove top use
To insure longevity of your stoneware, it is recommended not to put the piece too close to the heat source such as the broiler or bottom of the oven.
The history of manufacturing pottery in Boleslawiec goes back to the 14th century when, a layer of ceramic clay was uncovered in the vicinity of Boleslawiec beginning the folk art in the German province of Silesia now known as Boleslawiec Poland.Today, artists continue this folk art using natural sea sponge to apply the lead-free paint to their creations. New colors, as well as variations of the traditional blue, green and sienna, have been added to the artisans color palette. Skill levels range from Beginning Artisans who paint Classic designs such as the famous "Eye of the Peacock" to Apprentice Artisans who paint modern and contemporary designs as they strive to become Master Artisans.