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Smith Bros. shaving mug
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Details

Object ID 000354

Object Name Smith Bros. shaving mug

Object Desc White porcelain shaving mug with two sections and a small handle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000336

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Barber Shop Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords razors,Smith Bros.,barber shops,shaving mug,


Title Smith Bros. shaving mug

Description White porcelain shaving mug with two sections and handle. Some gold paint detailing along lip of top and bottom edges. Used to hold both brush and shaving soap.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 3.75

Length 4.75

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Cup is 3.75 inches tall and 4.75 inches tall. The first opening is 3 inches deep; the second is 4 inches deep

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Smith Bros.

Maker Details Manufactured in Boston, MA.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY336

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 21,2013

Summary Fair Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Porcelain is cracking under surface. Large chip missing above handle. Residue at bottom of cups. Gold paint detail almost completely rubbed off/scraped off.


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