Mug

Object Number: 
1952.154
Date: 
1690-1700
Medium: 
Stoneware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 13.3 x 13.3 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: and raised, around medallion: "D · G · MAG · BRIT · FRANCET · HIB · REX · & · WILHELMUS III ·"
Description: 
Stoneware mug decorated with impressed flowers and incised scrolling vines surrounding an octagonal medallion with the portrait of a king, on a cobalt blue background with reddish purple manganese on rosettes and also on wide cylindrical neck with incised bands.
Gallery Label: 
Though this mug is in the style of the late 17th century, it has certain characteristics, including a slight outcurving of the neck, that suggest it might have been made in the 20th century.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group