Yale Antique F. Earl Christy Mug - Football
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Circa 1905 antique Yale University football mug/cup/stein. Stein is early Avon, marked Avon on the bottom. Hand painted. The football player on the front is running, and is beautifully decorated, featuring a classic uniform with the traditional "Y" on the front of his jersey, and the image is signed F. EARL CHRISTY. The mug is done in beautiful earth tones and has some light crazing. On the back of the mug is the Yale University emblem in Latin. Mug is approx. 5 1/2" tall, and 5" wide at the widest part. Overall, in very good condition with vibrant colors. Christy is a well known American artist who lived from 1882 - 1961. Early in his career he specialized in early college images and studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Rare.