Masculine Invitation Figure Mug - Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Porcelain mug decorated with a detail of a blue on white monochrome azulejo panel of a masculine invitation figure, known in Portuguese as Figura de Convite.
The invitation figure, a azulejo panel representing life-size figures, in an attitude of welcome, placed in atriums, staircases and gardens, was a representation that was popular with Portuguese society, which used it continuously between the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century.
Museu Nacional do Azulejo
Size: a. 95 x Ø 80 mm