Chinese Export Porcelain Masonic Mug, c. 1795
Chinese Export porcelain Masonic cider mug, the cylindrical body with a double strap handle, decorated overall with Masonic emblems beneath a blue enamel band with gilt stars. Bears an S. Marchant & Son label to the bottom.
Restored chip to the interior rim, indicated in the photo.
For an identical mug, see Howard & Ayers, China for the West- Chinese Porcelain & other Decorative Arts from the Mottahedeh Collection, Vol. 1 (London and New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1978), 321.
China c. 1795
5½" tall x 4¼" diameter
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