Tipping Teacup

This modern, angle-bottomed cup allows you to steep on one side then sip from the other.

$20.00

The Tipping Point

Inclined to have a cup of tea? Designed by Laura Bougdanos and Vesa Jaasko, this 2011 Red Dot Design honorable mention will turn your break into a meditative escape, steeped in contemporary style. The teacup has an unusual angled bottom that allows it to rest in two different positions. On one side is a screened compartment in which you place your favorite loose tea leaves. Pour hot water through the screen and allow it to steep. Once it's done, simply tip the cup in the other direction, lifting the leaves up out of the water. The cup's large size is perfect for cradling between your hands as you enjoy the warmth of your drink. Screen is removable for simple clean-up. Made from SAN (thermo resistant food grade plastic) and features a glossy interior and matte exterior. Dishwasher safe. Not microwave safe. Designed in Finland; made in China.

Made from
plastic
Measurements
Cup: approx. 4.5" diameter x 3.5" H
Strainer: 3.5" L x 1.5" W
8 fl. oz. capacity
Care
Dishwasher safe. Not microwave safe.
Notes
Intended for loose tea but tea bags also work.
Item ID
21140

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsTipping Teacup
 
4.2

(based on 128 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (47)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (78)
  • Durable (73)
  • Large capacity / good size (73)
  • Dishwasher safe (64)
  • Microwave safe (27)

Cons

  • Not microwave safe (8)
  • Too small (6)
  • Poor image quality (4)
  • Plastic (3)

Best Uses

  • Breakfast (70)
  • Home (70)
  • Office (61)
  • Gifts (53)
  • Dining (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (71), Stylish (27), Budget shopper (13), Frequent entertainer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (56), No (16)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (41), Other (17), Birthday (10)

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4.0

Great idea

By 

from San Francisco, CA

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Durable
  • Large Capacity / Good Size

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Breakfast
    • Dining

    Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

    My wife loves the product. Only challenge is getting used to the way it tips. She's had it spill a few times as she's set it down after drinking and accidentally spilled it forgetting about the way it tips, usually when full after first few sips.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    5.0

    Great gift

    By 

    from Maryville TN

    About Me Bargain Hunter

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dishwasher Safe
    • Durable
    • Large Capacity / Good Size
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Breakfast
      • Dining
      • Gifts
      • Home
      • Office

      Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

      This is a great gift for the tea lover.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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      5.0

      Finally a perfect teacup for office use!

      By 

      from PA

      About Me Stylish

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dishwasher Safe
      • Durable
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dining
        • Gifts
        • Home
        • Office

        Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

        Easily Bree tea then tip cup to stop the brewing process! perfect! no messy teabag to drop across desk to a trash can or leaving in your cup to brew longer than you'd like!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Birthday

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        4.0

        Cool product

        By 

        from Grants Pass, OR

        About Me Stylish

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dishwasher Safe
        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

            This tea cup is very easy to use and very functional! It has a great design to it that my boyfriend really likes. The only thing he didn't like is that it doesn't keep the tea warm that long. Other than that it's great!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Valentine’s Day

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Works great!

            By 

            from San Diego

            About Me Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

            I got two of this product for my mother. Somehow she always breaks the top part of her teapot. And for awhile she was using mismatching set. I found this product and now she doesn't have to worry about breaking the top. The only complaint is that the volume is too much, but she splits it between her and my father and solved that problem.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Christmas or Hanukkah

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            5.0

            Love this teacup!

            By 

            from Olathe KS

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            Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

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            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Beautiful aesthetic. Excellent functionality.

            By 

            from Burlington NJ

            About Me Stylish

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Microwave Safe
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Office

              Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

              I purchased this cup as an alternative to the tea infusor that I typically use. It is lovely, easy to clean and a conversation piece as well. I am planning on buying a few more as gifts since I am finding that it is quite coveted among my family and friends! Awesome product.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Other

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              4.0

              Real unique

              By 

              from Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania

              About Me Stylish

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dishwasher Safe
              • Durable
              • Microwave Safe
              • Stylish

              Cons

              • Too Small

              Best Uses

              • Breakfast
              • Camping
              • Office

              Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

              Great gift

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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              5.0

              Perfect gift for the tea drinker who has everything

              By 

              from Santa Monica

              About Me Stylish

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dishwasher Safe
              • Durable
              • Practical
              • Stylish
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Breakfast
                • Home

                Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

                I never know what to get my aunt but this tea cup was perfect. It is different from other cups out there.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                This was my Christmas gift

                By 

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dishwasher Safe
                • Durable
                • Stylish

                Cons

                • Not Microwave Safe

                Best Uses

                • Breakfast
                • Home
                • Office

                Comments about UncommonGoods Tipping Teacup:

                I received this teacup as a Christmas gift, and so far it has worked wonderfully! I had to get used to how much water & tea to put in (tip: less tea than you think), but after I had that figured out, making tea has been so easy. It's great to have at work with my loose leaf tea, so I don't have to use the cheap office teabags!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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