Mug

Mug
Title
Mug
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 )
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 on rosettes and also on wide cylindrical neck with incised bands.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1952.154
Marks 
impressed: and raised, around medallion: "D · G · MAG · BRIT · FRANCET · HIB · REX · & · WILHELMUS III ·"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group