Commemorative mug

This mug was made to mark the end of the First World War. The main caption celebrates “Victory and Peace 1919” and a large image of Britannia with the Union Jack is on the other side of the mug. Both are surrounded with images of the war including a soldier, battlefield guns, naval ships and air planes. Around the rim are listed numerous Allied countries who fought in the war.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
81/1979
Category
Decorative Art
Collection Class
British ceramics
Material
porcelain
Common Name
commemorative mug
Simple Name
mug
Inscription Transcription
JAPAN // MONTENEGRO / PORTUGAL // GREAT. BRITAIN / AND / HER . GLORIOUS . COLONIES // SERBIA / ROUMANIA // BELGIUM // AMERICA // FRANCE // ITALY; VICTORY / AND / PEACE /1919; PRO. PATRIA
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Town
Burslem
Production County
Staffordshire
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
c 1919
Production Person Surname
Doulton & Co.
Production Year Low
1918
Production Year High
1919

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mug commemorating victory in World War I