This rare ale mug was made by John Bell very early in his career in Winchester VA or Hagerstown MD. The I Bell Stamp was used before 1825 when John was still working with his father. The ale mug is in well used condition. There is chips and wear around the top rim and glaze wear to the handle and the bulbous section of the mug. H: 6.5", Diameter at center: 5.25".