We LOOOOVE pieces that come with a story! Today's Xmas in July steal has the coolest history behind them that we just HAD to share! These beautiful mugs will be a collector's item that you can pass down from generation to generation, and what better time to start the tradtion than today?! And did you see how cute their handles are... Display them to spell out the word "NOEL"!
The story behind mugs like these dates back allll the way to 1949 when the Holt Howard Company was founded by brothers John and Robert Howard, along with their college friend Grant Holt. Specializing in Christmas and kitchenware items, the company gained recognition for creating the iconic Santa mug.
These mugs and pitchers featured Santa Claus and became popular collectibles. Many vintage Santa mugs were cold-painted, a technique where the paint is not fired on. Instead, the item is fired in a kiln and then painted afterwards. However, the paint applied in this manner, known as cold painting, may sometimes flake off over time.
As a result, collectors often seek out "white vintage Santa mugs," which are mugs where the paint has naturally flaked off, revealing the original white base.
Today is YOUR chance to get your hands on these vintage inspired mugs! With a set of FOUR for one low price and dripping in charm, how could you say no?!
Ps - Check out how our friends @decorateswithbourbon and @jamiewardtv used hers in the pics above!
- Beautifully crafted from ceramic
- Stacked mugs spell "noel"
- These mugs are vintage-inspired from the 1950s-1960s
- Distressed finish with fine crackle surface
- Set of 4
- Microwave, Dishwasher, Oven Safe
- Dimensions: 4"W x 3"D x 2.5"H, 4oz
- Packed: One Set per package (you will receive four mugs)
- Shipping Date: Leaves our warehouse within 3 business days!