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Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930

Uncle Sam majolica character jug produced by Shorter & Son of Stoke-on-Trent, England, circa 1930. 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.

Maker:

Shorter & Son

England

circa 1930

Model #:

Majolica

character jug

Size:

medium

Height:

Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930
Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930
Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930
Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930
Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930
Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930
Uncle Sam character jug - Shorter & Son circa 1930
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