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Retroviral Fine Bone China Mug: HIV

Retroviral Fine Bone China Mug: HIV
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The Retroviral collection mugs depict the microscopic structure of virus particles, in this case HIV. If you like a dose of designer science quirkiness with your morning coffee, this is the mug for you.

This listing is for one high-quality Fine Bone China mug, designed in London and hand decorated in Stoke-on-Trent. The mugs have a generous 400ml capacity and are microwave and dishwasher safe.

All items are carefully packaged to get to you in perfect condition. Please note that any customs charges (for overseas deliveries) are your responsibility and are not included in the postage fee.


Retroviral is a capsule collection of Fine Bone China mugs which riff off unexpected biological motifs. The Retroviral collection makes you look twice – first at the boldly patterned design, and then again when you realise what you’re seeing! The collection is an artist’s spin on scientific information, designed for science geeks and design nerds alike.

Thefty aims to serve up items that are as thought provoking as they are beautiful, and as useful as they are decorative.

5p from the sale of each and every Retroviral mug is donated to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a premier research institute whose mission is to improve health in the UK and around the world.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Thefty within 5 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £2.80 £1.20

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man

£5.15 £3.50
USA and Canada £6.45 £2.80
Rest of the World £6.45 £2.80

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