ITEM 9129. POLITICALLY SIGNIFICANT
REDWARE TANKARD incised "The Tilden and Hendricks "Noggin.""
Lead glazed earthenware with painted gold highlights. The mug
was potted 1876 to commemorate the disputed presidential election
betweeen Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden in which Tilden
won the popular vote and lost the electoral college. This rare
piece of redware is beiled to have been made in Concord, NH and
it is in excellent with only minor glaze loss and flaking. The
piece measures 6" in height.