Rare Moorcroft First World War Commemorative Mug
Size: 4" tall x 4.5" wide (including handle)
This rare Moorcroft "Peace" mug commemorates the First World War, and was designed by William Moorcroft for Liberty & Co. One side shows the dates of the beginning and end of the war, and reads:
"August 4th 1914 / November 11th 1918"
The other side features a Latin motif around the rim and base, which reads:
" PRO RECE / Peace / June 28th 1919 / PRO PATRIA".
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The mug is decorated with the Scottish thistle, the Irish Shamrock, and the English rose. Signed by William Moorcroft in green on the base. Impressed marks: Moorcroft / Burslem.
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Tags: Moorcroft, English Pottery, WWI, First World War, The Great War