Pair of early 20th century Harvard Football and Baseball hand painted porcelain football mugs, designed by the illustrator F. Earl Christy, each with a shaped footed body and handle; one depicting a Harvard football player and the other depicting a baseball player with the Harvard insignia on the reverse side. Bases stamped "Design Pat. 37297 Jan – 25-05/ Maddocks Sons Co., Trenton, NJ". 5" H. Circa 1905. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: Both overall very good condition with very light wear to paint decoration.
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