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Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905

Uncle Sam majolica character jug produced by Sarreguemines of Lorraine, France, in 1905, model number 4316. Uncle Sam is the jocular name and personage given to the government of the United States. Uncle Sam is often depicted as a tall, thin man having a white beard and wearing a blue tailcoat, red-and-white-striped trousers, and a tall hat with a band of stars. Over the years he has become recognized worldwide as the United States' national symbol. Uncle Sam has also developed notoriety for his appearance in military propaganda, popularized by a famous 1917 World War I recruiting poster by J.M. Flagg in while he says "I WANT YOU".

Maker:

Sarreguemines

France

1905

Model #:

4316

Majolica

character jug

Size:

large

Height:

7 3/4"

Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905
Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905
Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905
Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905
Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905
Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905
Uncle Sam character jug - Sarreguemines 1905
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