A chic addition to the Taika collection, the delectable espresso cup and saucer make enjoying a cup of espresso effervescent. The blue or white backdrop blends perfectly with other iittala collections, making this piece perfect for adding a splash of excitement to your place setting. Or, mix and match with other Taika pieces for a striking and awe-inspiring place setting.Fanciful characters and exceptional natural elements make up the basis of design for Taika. The energetic design features a stream of mythical creatures as well as fascinating and meticulous detail. A gamut of deep reds and blues creates a grand and majestic look.
Pictured (left to right):
Left Column: White/Blue, White/Black
Right Column: Blue
Cup Measures: 2-1/2" diameter (top of cup) x 2-1/2" H (6.4 x 6.4 cm)
Cup Holds: Approximately 3 oz (8.5 cl)
Care: Freezer, microwave, oven and dishwasher safe
Price is for a set of 1 cup and 1 saucer
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Makes a little mid-morning espresso seem extra special!
By Donald Delson
March 26, 2016
December 16, 2013
Terrific weight and feel to these cups, sized just right for Italian coffee. LOVE that, at least in blue, they have a wintery vibe that is not explicitly Christmasy (though in truth, I use them all year.) I have never seen a better example of an espresso cup anywhere.
New York, NY
February 26, 2011
Beautiful, durable and high quality craftsmanship. FinnStyle has exceptional customer service.