Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

Item 2019-02-04-08 - Shaving Mug

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CA BWGPL AR-2019-02-04-08


Shaving Mug


  • 1909 - 1916 (Creation)

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Bill Marks

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Erica Marks

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Three Crown China Germany

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Item officially donated to the archives' collection by Bill Marks, January 2019.

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A ceramic shaving mug with brush. The mug is white with a green and pink floral motif and has a holder for the brush. This item would have housed shaving powder. The maker's mark indicates: "Three Crown China Germany."

Three Crown China was a mark used specifically for items imported and distributed by Jon H. Roth (trademark 'Jonroth') from South Bend, Indiana between 1909 and 1916.

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Handle broken off of side of shaving mug; Mark on bottom is significantly worn.

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