Shaving Mug Origin

Occupational Shaving Mugs: a note regarding their origin.

p4A editorial staff

The origin of occupational shaving mugs, American or European, can be a bit murky. Generally they’re considered to be blank mugs imported from Germany and France and decorated in the U.S. with an American theme to please the prospective owner. In fairness to the American ceramics industry, it should be recognized that many blanks were made domestically towards the end of the 19th [...] Click here to continue reading.

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