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    Posted 10 years ago

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    We love collecting hand thrown ugly face jugs/mugs pottery. I picked this stein up at a swap meet in Yuma AZ for a meer $8.00. It has a gold tag that reads: Hand Crafted 1980 Mahon Made Stoneware and the bottom is signed. I can't seem to locate any history on Mahon. Any and all replies will be appreciated.

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    1. bettyg123, 9 years ago
      i love these i have 4 mugs 2 signed 2 unsigned all one of a kind. i think what i have seen they are valued 40.00 to 50.00 ea some like the jugs as much as 300.00 to 400.00 i want more of them hard to fine.
    2. bettyg123, 9 years ago
      mahon is in hawaii cant find anything after 1980 all clay pottery is one of a kind folk art. mahon ugly mugs signed mm but some are signed by others i think his students ???
    3. ogdencriss ogdencriss, 8 years ago
      I recently acquired one of the mugs it had a card in it that read (This stoneware original was created by the artisans of Mahon-Made stoneware, a group of highly skilled ceramists dedicated to creating the finest in quality imaginative stoneware for the discriminating collector.Today,ceramic ware is predominately mass produced from identical molds.lacking the individual touch. Each of our pieces is thrown on the potters wheel,and/or carefully sculpted&glazed by hand.Each work is initialized by the artist and reflects their unigue style humor &originality.
      You are the owner of an original Mahon-Made stoneware creation. That will last for generations) If that may help you I will post a Picture of mine tonight.
    4. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 7 years ago
      Lol. Lovely. I have a few ugly mugs, sadly chipped or damaged & not the same as this one, a different maker, i don't know who but probably English, bought in the '80s, i love how they're all unique & the crude way they're made

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