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Lot 115B: 19th C. New England Redware Shaving Mug

Estimate: $300 – $500

Light green glaze overall with orange shades at base, “Used to hold soap and hot water for lathering the face before shaving. The brush was dipped in the hot water and vigorously rubbed on the soap in the small cup to form the lather.”, Early American Folk Pottery, Guilland, Harold F., Chilton Book Co. NY, see #115A, (p. 272), 3 3/4″ h, (ex. Curry collection).

19th c. New England Redware shaving mug