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Hand painted lotus and dragonfly tea cup



Traditional style hand-painted tea cup with dragonfly detail inside

  • Hand made in Vietnam’s famous Bat Trang pottery village
  • Hand painted by differently able artisans
  • Traditional design with lotus pattern
  • Ethically soured direct from the makers
  • 8cm (w) x 5.5cm (h)

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Product Description

Hand painted cup

A traditional design, this tea cup started life in Bat Trang village, near Hanoi in Vietnam. The most famous pottery village in the country, Bat Trang porcelain is rightly famous. The cup is then hand painted with dragonflies on the inside and glazed in Hoi An. The process from start to finish is carried out by differently able artisans.

Tea cup measures 8cm (w) x 5.5cm (h)

Care instructions
Hand wash in mild detergent only. Dry immediately.

Reaching Out

For 13 years, Reaching Out has been employing differently able people in its workshop. They make exquisite products using sustainable materials. Started by Binh Le who lost the use of his legs at age 15, he treats his business like a family and encourages differently able people to become valued mambers of society through their skills. The quality of their products is paramount and the contemporary design is world class. Their tea house serves only the finest locally sourced, organic teas and coffee and is famous in Hoi An for its quiet environment. All staff are deaf and ordering is done through a clever system of pre-printed notes.

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