Southern Coin Silver and Antiques from Shelton Gallery
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1203286 (stock #shavingbar)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
This is a great bar scene themed shaving mug from the early 20th century. Shaving mugs were used extensively in barber shops across America. They held a cake of soap that was worked up into a rich lather with a bristle brush at a time when it was commonplace for men to visit barber shops for a close straight razor shave. In many barber shops, a fitted shelf held spots for the personalized mugs of its patrons...