This is a circa 1912 mug from the Boston, Massachusetts Stewards’ Association annual supper, which was held at the American House on May 27th of that year. The reverse of the mug presents some debatable wisdom: HERE’S TO MARRIAGE:- AN INSTITUTION, WHERE ONE PERSON UNDERTAKES TO PROVIDE HAPPINESS FOR TWO AND ALIMONY FOR ONE .
Approximately 3-15/16” height and 4-3/4” width.
DeKEYSER & CO. NEW YORK.
This is from a collection of antique ceramics which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAX14 LFJX1/15 psLFEX1/15
8- (Very Fine-Excellent-): Mug shows spots of light wear only, mostly on the gilt paint at the rim and the border.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.