The thin clay body has been hand built and is decorated with three incised diamond shapes filled with black slip. The shape is simple, practical and elegant.
Stamp from Lesotho produced in 1980 showing a similar beer mug.
For a similar example see Spirit of Africa: Southern Africa by Design, pp. 107
For another closely related example see the San Diego Museum of Art http://collection.sdmart.org/Obj23198?sid=104&x=3815&port=2841