The Great Wave Mug – Stokes Croft China

The Great Wave Mug



Standard UK delivery £3.50 - Free delivery over £40!*


"Every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected to the sea." - Sylvia Earle

"We need to respect the oceans and take care of them as if our lives depend on it ... because they do."

Earle is a pioneering marine biologist and conservationist. Her campaign Mission Blue aims to create a global network of marine protected areas. These areas currently encompass 2.07% of the world's oceans.

More than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped in our oceans every year.

The design for this mug is based on the iconic woodblock print "Great Wave of Kanagawa" by Japanese ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai. The water is strewn with plastic debris.

This mug is based on an original re-usable mug. Stokes Croft China highly recommends using this mug for your take-away drinks, instead of non-recyclable cups.


The Designer

Bev Milward is an established maker working in porcelain. She was drawn to Stokes Croft China for the chance to work with fragments salvaged from our rich ceramic heritage.

She is interested in the longevity and sentimentality of ceramics, how they infiltrate our lives and can be used as a tool for communication long after leaving the maker.

Her distinctive landscape collaged pieces have a strong narrative in common with her porcelain work. She is responsible for designing Strip Ochre, David Attenborough, Deconstructed Willow pattern for Stokes Croft China.

Her makers mark is a key which is featured on the front of the current British Studio pottery dictionary.


Dimensions: diameter 8cm; height 9cm
Dishwasher Safe: No (here's why...)
Microwave Safe: Yes
Type: Mug
Material: English Fine Bone China

Delivery and Returns


Standard UK delivery.
Delivered in 2 - 3 working days.

For delivery costs by country please see our delivery information.


Our goal is to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

We are happy to replace your item if faulty or damaged. For more information please see our returns page.

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