Elephant and mice – dish with lid


  • Porcelain dish with a clear glaze; inside the dish fits a domed lid
  • Trumpeting elephant and 3 mice adorn the lid
  • Diameter of the dish approx 7 inches / 16 cm
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Dish in porcelain, glazed with a clear glaze. A dome shaped lid fits insdie the dish. On the dome an elephant and 3 mice. The lid is left unglazed. On the rim of the dish a dark green porcelain seal with my logo.

Note, the elephant is missing a tusk, this is how I made it.

Each piece is handmade by me in porcelain clay. Porcelain clay is different in composition from other clays, because of this it’s stronger. Because it’s stronger one can create much thinner items; and where it’s thin, it’s translucent, also typical for porcelain. It need to be fired at a temperature which is higher than average for other clays as well. It’s fired twice, once at a low temperature, after which I can apply glazes. And the second firing at the high temperature were it goes translucent. Natural porcelain is white, but one can add pigments or stains to the clay to give it other colors, the color is then throughout. When a glaze is applied, it is only on the surface.

Hand washing is always an option. It can also be washed in the dishwasher, be careful when stacking it.

All my items come gift wraped, if possible in a giftbox. This will then go into a box or envelop with bubble wrap or other protective material for shipping. For this I use as much recycled boxes, wrap as possible, to safe the environment and on shipping costs.