These are hand decorated Celebration Mug made in Stoke on Trent and dated 1855.
One-stroke painting as taught at Schools of Art in the potteries at this time.
Painted with oil paint and the inscription is hand lettered in Gold, also the decoration around the rim.
Our thanks to A. J. Lewery for the use of these images.
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