Elderberry | Sambucus Nigra | Botanical Art | Ceramic Mug
A ceramic coffee mug with vintage botanical art illustration of the medicinal plant Elderberry (Sambucus nigra).
It's sturdy and glossy with a vivid print that'll withstand both microwave and dishwasher.
The mug is perfect for anyone interested in botany, gardening, old botanical illustrations, and nature.
Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) is a flowering plant in the moschatel family (Adoxaceae) native to most of Europe and North America.
It is also known by the common names elder, black elder, European elder, European elderberry and European black elderberry.
The dark blue/purple berries can be eaten when fully ripe but are mildly poisonous in their unripe state The plant is also used as a medicinal plant by native peoples and herbalists.
The original illustration featured on the coffee mug is by Jan Christiaan Sepp. It was first published 1832 in "Flora Batava, Volume 6" by Jan Kops (1765 -1849).
Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was part of a dynasty of collectors, publishers & print dealers founded by his father Christian Sepp.
Mug - Features:
- Dishwasher and microwave safe
- 11oz mug dimensions: height - 3.85" (9.8 cm), diameter - 3.35" (8.5 cm)
- 15oz mug dimensions: height - 4.7" (12 cm), diameter 3.35" (8.5 cm)
- White and glossy