Matte speckled blue beaker, created especially for us by ceramicist Piper Christine of Thermotrope Pottery, with her signature "cowbird" glaze that resembles a wabisabi robin's egg! 4" tall, 2.5" diameter. Made in Oakland, California.
The mug is beautiful to look at. Has a wonderful feel when holding. I keep my scoop, sieve and whisk in the mug so everything is ready and together. It adds to the pleasure of mixing and sipping the matcha. The delicate blue contrasts perfectly with the bright green on the matcha. So glad that I decided to go all out and get this mug.
Beautiful, sturdy, well-made. The speckles are less prominent on mine than in the picture - not a criticism, just an observation. Handmade items will obviously vary a bit.
i wasn't sure i wanted to order this tumbler because in the pictures i thought it looked a bit delicate for actually frothing in. i was wrong. it is plenty strong and the gorgeous robin's egg glazing is very soothing to look at and feels nice in the hand. another win from breakaway matcha.
I've been wanting to buy one of Eric's ceramics for awhile now, and this new one really caught my eye! It is beautiful to look at, very smooth and wonderful to hold, including being a perfect size. The color is really nice to my eye and it is equally beautiful inside! The bright green matcha against the blue really enhances my matcha experience; I just love this Piper!
I've had a matcha bowl that was purchased for me in japan and that has been amazing. I decided recently i wanted to try a mug style matcha experience and this has been a beautiful addition to my tea collection.