Dunoon Live Wires Cat Orkney Shape Mug
Dunoon Live Wires Cat Orkney Shaped Mug
This charming and charismatic print by artist, Kate Mawdsley looks brilliant against the crisp white of Dunoon’s fine bone china. Perching, playing and hanging from two wires, the print shows an array of cats amid tiny red mice, butterflies and food bowls adding to the chaos that the fury felines have created. Each cat has been designed with different markings and colourings giving them all an individual personality and character. The perfect gift for cat lovers, this mug is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face!
The elegant simplicity of the Orkney shape becomes the canvas for some of the boldest patterns and brightest designs Dunoon have ever launched. The shape of the mug has been named after a quiet Scottish idyll in the north-eastern coast of Scotland, this time drawing inspiration from the beautiful 5000 year old sights and pretty preserved village.
Kate Mawdsley was born in Lancashire and now lives in a converted barn in East Anglia. Even in the nursery, Kate Mawdsley preferred to play with paper, pencils and paint rather than toys and she maintained her interest in art throughout her education. After completing her degree in fashion and textiles, Kate spent the first ten years of her career in the fashion industry. In the early 1990s, she began gradually to move into more illustrative work. Since then, her repertoire and collection have expanded each year and her work can now be seen on products ranging from Dunoon mugs to cross-stitch fabrics.
Notice for customers from California and Spain: Due to legislation, we are unable to ship this product to you.
Established in Dunoon, Scotland, over 35 years ago, Dunoon are a market leader in fine bone china and stoneware mugs. Their shapes and designs are as sought-after around the world as they are here in the UK.
They source the majority of their clays from Cornwall, England, as it creates brilliant white and translucent Fine Bone China, as resilient as it is beautiful. Dunoon still use traditional skills and methods to forge their mugs: their craftsmen use a process known as ‘slip casting’, which uses liquid clay as opposed to machine-made, to achieve a finished mug that is fine to the touch, light to hold and a pleasure to use.
Equally as important as the physical craft of the mug is the aesthetic craft of the design. These are created by a talented ‘in-house’ design team and a wide portfolio of gifted freelance artists, many of whom have been associated with Dunoon for over 25 years. Further proof, if it was needed, that Dunoon understand the importance of consistency and longevity when it comes to producing top quality products.
The mugs are all finished with high quality glazes, and prints guarantee accurate colour reproduction, ensuring none of the incredible detail or rich shades are lost from the original and intended design.
Throughout every stage of the manufacturing process each one of their products is handled by a skilled craftsman, maintaining Dunoon's reputation of nearly 40 years of excellence in pottery making.
TemptationGifts is proud to be one of Dunoon's oldest and best customers - we have been stocking Dunoon mugs ever since 1983! And it's this unique partnership that has paved the way for Temptation to be named Dunoon's Recommended Online Retailer. You can read more about our partnership by clicking here.
Standard delivery within the UK is charged at a rate of £3.50. Signed-for Courier delivery is available for just £6.99.
|Delivery Class||Delivery Time||Delivery Charge||Orders over £59.99|
|Standard Delivery||2-5 working days
|Premium Delivery||1 - 3 days
|Courier Delivery||Order by 2pm for
Next working day
*PLEASE NOTE: Certain items are excluded from our Free UK Delivery offer. These items are clearly indicated within their product description and within the checkout process.
Many Personalised gifts are excluded from our Free UK Delivery offer and any limited time delivery offers as they are packaged and dispatched from a separate location. Orders containing some personalised items will incur an additional shipping fee equal to our standard delivery fee as they are despatched from a separate location. Personalised items may take longer than our standard delivery times, and Premium or Courier delivery may not be available. This information will be clearly indicated on the affected items.
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For international delivery, shipping price varies with spend. Fast, signed-for courier delivery by FedEx is also available to all international destinations.
European delivery is split into two regions - European Union and Rest of Europe. Please see below for full details of country categorisation.
|Order Product Value|
(See below for exceptions)
|Up to £24.99||£7.99||£14.99||£22.99||£9.99||£22.99||£24.99|
|£25-£49.99||Not Available||£27.99||Not Available||£27.99||£29.99|
For delivery purposes, the European Union region includes the following 27 EU member states and Monaco:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden
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Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro
Our North America delivery region includes the United States of America and Canada
|Order Product Value||Tracked Airmail||FedEx Standard||FedEx Priority|
|up to £24.99||£9.99||£18.99||£19.99|
|£25 - £49.99||Not Available||£20.99||£22.99|
|£50 - £99.99||£23.99||£26.99|
Rest of WorldOur rest of world delivery region includes the continents of Asia, South America, Australia/Oceania & Africa
|Order Product Value||Tracked Airmail
* Please see below for list of allowed countries
|up to £24.99||£12.99||£34.99|
|£25 - £49.99||Not Available||£39.99|
|£50 - £99.99||£49.99|
Aland Islands, Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Islands, Cayman Islands, China, Cook Islands, Ecuador, Georgia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Extremely rarely, in the event of unusually heavy or oversized orders going to overseas destinations, these shipping tariffs will prove insufficient to cover our costs. In which case we will contact you and request that you pay a postage surcharge to equal our specific shipping costs for your order.
Should you choose not to pay that surcharge we will refund your payment in full and cancel your order. Should we receive no reply to this request we will hold your order for seven days and then refund your payment in full and cancel your order.
Return & Refund Policy
If you would like to return an unwanted or damaged item back to us please inform our customer service team at [email protected] or 01494 790424 within 14 days of receiving the goods.
You will be asked to send the item back to us at the address below.
If the product has been damaged or received incorrectly you can give our customer service a call or email us to request a prepaid returns label to use. If however you have decided to return an item as it is unwanted please send this back to us at your expense, keeping a proof of postage.
Please ensure they are returned in perfect condition and packaged securely, because you will only be eligible for a refund once we have received the goods and confirmed they are in a re-saleable condition.
In order to process your return please include the following information:
- Your order number
- If you need a replacement or refund
- The reason for the return
- If the item is faulty please include exactly where the fault is on the item
All returns are processed within five working days of them being received and we will send you an email when we have processed your return and inform you of any refunds that have been processed. Please allow 1-5 working days for refunds to be processed back into your account. For full details please see our Return and Refund Policy
Returns of Personalised Gifts
Due to the personalised nature of these items, we are only able to accept returns or offer refunds if items are damaged or faulty.
For more information, please go to our Terms and Conditions page
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