Moomin Misabel / Teema Mug
Vitreous porcelain with pattern
Tove Jannson 1945 / Teema Mug form: Kaj Franck 1952 / Ceramic Illustration: Tove Slotte for Arabia Finland 2020
[H 110mm x 83mm x 81mm / capacity: .30L]
Misabel is Moominmamma’s maid who tends to be paranoid especially when cleaning. Misabel owns a dog, Sorry-oo, with whom she shares secrets which Snorkmaiden eventually finds out. Dejected Misabel is easily offended, but Snorkmaiden teaches her to enjoy life.
Moomin Classics series features each character of the Moominvalley emphasizing each one’s own typical traits. The artwork present the characters from the front and behind and tells the story of that specific character. Arabia’s Moomins are turned from stories to ceramic illustrations by designer Tove Slotte. She has been drawing Moomins onto Arabia items since the beginning of the 1990s. The designer draws inspiration from Tove Jansson’s original illustrations, which she adapts to ceramic shapes. The Moomins have always been close to Tove Slotte’s heart. She articulated the significance of the Moomins nicely when she said: I think everyone should enjoy a little dose of Moomin philosophy every day.
Features: Dishwasher-safe, microwave-safe, oven-safe and freezer-safe