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Cute Mug with Hippos in Love by Arabia Finland

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European Art Pottery331 of 2082Large Copeland Serving Platter?Dark Cobalt Blue with white embossed designed plate
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    Posted 4 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4853 items)

    This is a very cute little cup - probably for children with Hippos meeting on a path and falling in love forever after. by Arabia Finland. probably pretty new, but still a nice little mug.

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    1. AdeleC AdeleC, 4 years ago
      I think these are the Moomins, from a Childrens TV show.
    2. Newfld Newfld, 4 years ago
      Aww, sweet & romantic
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
      thank you AdeleC and Newfld!
    4. IronLace IronLace, 4 years ago
      Yay! I love the Moomins! I read all the books when I was a kid (& still have them) & also have some Moomins collectables including a dish made by Arabia.
      Tove Jansson, the artist & writer who created the Moomins, was an amazing person. Both her parents were also artists (her father a sculptor, & her mother, a painter & illustrator who also designed postage stamps for Finland) & she lived a fascinating, unconventional life. I've read her memoir, "Sculptor's Daughter", & can highly recommend it!

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