1905 Merchants Lodge Mug 

 "Taking His Fourth Degree"

    

This humorous mug plays on the Goat Riding Theme "Taking His Fourth Degree" and was made for Merchants Lodge. B.A. Matschke, A. Maue & H. Ochs Committee, January 24, 1905, Thum Bit.  This mug is brown at the base shading to white at the top.  It stands 5 inches tall and is 4 inches in diameter at the base.  To see one of the "real" goat riding carts to which this mug alludes (click here).  For a great article about goat riding (click here)

 

         

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