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Object ID 000341

Object Name Shaving mug

Object Desc White semi-porcelain barber's mug manufactured by C.P. Co. Looped handle and decorative base.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000316

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords barbershops,shaving mugs,razors,C.P. Co.,

Title Shaving mug

Description White semi-porcelain barber's mug. Barber's mugs originally held a cake of soap and a brush. Men could buy their own cup/mug and have it labeled so that they would not have to use the public cup.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 0

Width 3.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Mug measures 3.5 inches high, 3.25 inches wide across the middle and 4 inches at the base.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker C.P. Co.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY316



Date FEB 21,2013

Summary Excellent Condition


Notes Some residue at bottom of mug--can be cleaned. Some black scuffing on proper back side of mug. Handle looks like it had previously fallen off and been repaired


Date FEB 21,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 21,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Barber Shop Exhibit from Barber Shop Exhibit - automatic entry by admin