Stoneware tea set, 'Turtle and Snail' (set for 2)
Captivating with its tropical appeal, this tea set for two displays ceramist Tat Yan Soo's flair for innovation. He crafts the set by hand from stoneware ceramic. The imaginative teapot is shaped like a turtle, with a snail riding on its back as a lid. The teapot features a rattan handle. Pristine in white, the ceramic pieces feature a glazed finish.
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