Dated "VII" and impressed mold number 1171. Hand thrown and detailed and is not a production piece....very large measuring 10 1/2" tall and 7" diameter across the top opening. There were 8 mugs made for every pitcher, and I have only seen a few mugs...this is a rare piece. The owl is wrapped in oak leaves and has a sharp upwards glance....acorns adorn the handle. Very solid weighing 8 pounds. There is one small impact-point to the rim, two lines, and one glaze pop...I think hairline is an over-statement since they are totally solid and dont go through the pottery or to the other side even...no cracks...no breaks and no repairs. I have black lit this and it is totally all original. At a worst a child had a pencil and made some marks to the interior...and there is a little splotch of paint. All will come off with diligent cleansing. I believe this is quite a hard to find example. I look at this and think it would look great with a room full of mission oak furniture. This could be used as at least a part of a definition for arts and crafts.