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Shh It's A Tiger Bang Fine English Bone China Mug

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Shh It's A Tiger Bang Fine English Bone China Mug

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€33

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One of a set of seven finest English bone china mugs featuring Jane's original Biro drawings from her series 'In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia'. Hand decorated and made in Stoke-on-Trent to the highest standard by prestigious ceramic designers and manufacturers The New English, each mug has been specifically designed by Jane as a small piece of art in functional form, incorporating symbolism and a "little surprise inside!." Featuring an elegant handle, these contemporary yet timeless designs create unique conversation pieces as well as a beautiful gift for someone special. Dedicated to the majestic Siberian tiger of Ussuriland this Russian fantasy was inspired by images of Bengal tigers bathing in forest pools, overlooked by the ruined palaces of Ranthambore. Amba, the Udege name for Siberian tiger meaning Guardian of the Forest, is depicted sweeping through the pine trees and layered over an antique dacha birdcage. A Red Army cavalry breaking out of the forest heralds the historical circumstances that contributed to this tiger species’ decline. This beautiful mug features a wrapped mirror image of 'Shh, it's a Tiger!' drawing, creating an abstract tangle of patterns in the center of the design, giving a magical impression of the tiger's dense forest habitat. The interior depicts the walking tiger from original Biro drawing 'Bang!' who looks directly into the eyes of the mug user as they drink. On the handle is a small image of a ghostly tiger and Udege woman walking side by side. This creates an optical illusion when the mug is viewed from a distance as the couple appears to be walking out of the forest.
Design and original Biro drawing by Jane Lee McCracken
Made in Stoke-on-Trent, England by The New English
Hand decorated
Dishwasher safe
HEIGHT 9.5 X DIAMETER 8.5 CM
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Meet The Designer

Artist Jane Lee McCracken constructs intricate multi-layered Biro drawings, and sculptures and installations incorporating her drawings, designs products and is Founder of ‘Where Did All the Animals Go?’ art and environmental education project. Born in Edinburgh, her art practice explores loss to both humans and animals generated by human destruction and is representational of life's beauty and brutal reality. Sumptuous prints beautifully reproduced from her meticulous drawings which take several months to create and incorporate complex and symbolic drawing layers, are made by one of the very best printmakers in the industry. Her exquisite fine English bone china collection of plates and mugs 'In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia', which celebrates the beauty and majesty of threatened and endangered carnivores across the Eurasian continent, whilst highlighting the challenges they face in an uncertain world, are made in Stoke-on-Trent to the highest standard by prestigious ceramic manufacturers The New English. Luxurious 100% organic cotton T-shirts featuring Jane’s original artwork, are digitally printed by artisan printmakers using eco-friendly ink.

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