The mug "Swallow" portrays its namesake bird in the style of historical engravings. The mug is part of the "The MEISSEN Mug Collection", with which the Meissen Manufactory presents a unique handle mug series with decorative motifs from over 300 years of manufacturing history. The second collection, which includes the "Swallow" mug, is dedicated to the traditional genre of bird painting on porcelain. The mug is a contemporary homage to one of Meissen's most prolific design genres, bringing the rich history of Europe's oldest porcelain manufactory to life with every morning cup. "The MEISSEN Mug Collection" is a unique collection with an annual change of decorative and artistic focus.