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Vintage Fiesta Pottery Tom & Jerry Mug in Original Ivory For Sale | Circa 1936-1951


Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Tom and Jerry Mug: Fiesta Dinnerware 30s 40s 50s 60s For Sale
      
Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Tom and Jerry Mug: Fiesta Dinnerware 30s 40s 50s 60s For Sale

Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Tom and Jerry Mug: Fiesta Dinnerware 30s 40s 50s 60s For Sale
      
Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Tom and Jerry Mug: Fiesta Dinnerware 30s 40s 50s 60s For Sale

Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Tom and Jerry Mug: Fiesta Dinnerware 30s 40s 50s 60s For Sale
      
Vintage Fiestaware Ivory Tom and Jerry Mug: Fiesta Dinnerware 30s 40s 50s 60s For Sale

Circa 1939-1951: The distinctive ring handle is all you get for design on the T&J mug (it is one of only two pieces that is without the legendary rings, the other is the dripcut syrup pitcher, that was also borrowed from elsewhere). We use the Tom and Jerry mug for coffee and it's just the perfect size. Nice thick walls keep the coffee warm longer than contemporary cups. These pieces were actually hand shaped with metal tools to achive the unusual concave shape. The wonderful hourglass shape couldn't be produced by a mold alone, so workers shaped them (thus explaining why some are more curvy and thinner than other mugs). Because of all the handwork there is much variation in the Fiesta pottery pieces. Since the foot was shaped by hand they couldn't be marked in the mold so they were also hand-stamped with the Genuine Fiesta ink mark (some cups escaped the marking process, so it is not uncommon to also find the T&J mug unmarked). Produced from 1936-1969. This example in original ivory is in excellent condition without damage or wear and is nicely marked on the bottom.

Vintage Fiesta Tom and Jerry Mug in Original Ivory Glaze
For Sale: $70

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