Alice Jacob was born in New Zealand of Irish parents in 1862. She returned to Ireland and studied at the Metropolitan Art College in Dublin. She became a leading figure in the Arts & Crafts movement in Ireland in the late 19th Century. The movement influenced home and apparel design throughout Ireland, Britain and America. Arts & Crafts design valued natural materials, traditional craft and simpler forms, quite different from the Victorian aesthetic popular at the time These mugs come as a set of 4, and can be enjoyed by the whole family. Perfect for starting a tradition. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Set of 4. Porcelain. Holds 10 oz. Made in Ireland.