The New Yorker Magazine "Your Idea of Bringing Us Closer" by Robert Weber
The New Yorker Magazine "Your Idea of Bringing Us Closer" by Robert Weber
The New Yorker Magazine "Two Blocks West of Bloomie's" by Lee Lorenz
The New Yorker Magazine "Two Blocks West of Bloomie's" by Lee Lorenz
The New Yorker Magazine "You Can't Plead Cute" by Charles Barsotti
The New Yorker Magazine "You Can't Plead Cute" by Charles Barsotti
The New Yorker Magazine "Never Ever Think Outside the Box" by Leo Cullum
The New Yorker Magazine "Never Ever Think Outside the Box" by Leo Cullum

Vintage Ceramic JUMBO COFFEE MUGS Illustrated by THE NEW YORKER Famous Cartoons

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The cartoons of The New Yorker magazine have entertained readers for nearly a century.  These fun and quirky ceramic JUMBO COFFEE MUGS feature cartoons from Robert Weber, Leo Lorenz, Charles Barsotti and Leo Cullum, four of The New Yorker's most celebrated cartoonists. 

The Weber and Lorenz cartoons depict Bloomingdale's shoppers and would be a great gift for that special person who loves to shop!  Dog and cat lovers will enjoy the cartoons by Barsotti and Cullum, which feature a dog and cat, respectively.

Prices range from $10 to $14 depending on rarity of mug.  Descriptions of each mug follows:

"Your Idea of Bringing Us Closer" by Robert Weber was first published by the magazine on November 26, 1973.  The cartoon depicts a wealthy couple.  He sits comfortably on an ottoman in their living room, while she is dressed in a fur coat and hat, ready to go to Bloomingdale's. 

The caption reads: “Your idea of bringing the two of us closer together always seems to be for me to go with you to Bloomingdale’s." Cartoon and caption are on both sides of the mug with the woman's face on the inside bottom. Bottom of the mug is marked:

© Robert Weber and THE NEW YORKER ®  Made in Thailand

"Two Blocks West of Bloomie's" is a rarely reproduced illustration by Leo Lorenz depicting a stout woman dress in coat with fur collar and tall hat on her way to Bloomingdale's passing a street sign that reads "Two Blocks West of Bloomie's".  A New York taxicab and a man wearing a trench coat are in the background.  There is no caption.

Cartoon is on both sides of the mug with the street sign, "Two blocks west of Bloomies" on the inside bottom. Bottom of the mug is marked:

© Leo Lorenz and THE NEW YORKER ®  Made in Thailand

"You Can’t Plead Cute" by Charles Barsotti is a simple line drawing of a judge seated on the bench in his courtroom talking to a tiny dog.  The cartoon was first published by the magazine on January 21, 2008.

Caption, "You can't plead cute" and cartoon on both sides of the mug with the little dog on the inside bottom of the mug.  Bottom of the mug is marked:

© Charles Barsotti and THE NEW YORKER ®  Made in Thailand

"Never, Ever, Think Outside the Box" by Leo Cullum is one of The New Yorker's most popular cartoons and first published on November 30, 1998.  The cartoon illustrates a tall man dressed in a suit lecturing his cat who is sitting next to a litter box.

Cartoon with caption, “Never, ever, think outside the box" are on both sides of the mug with the figure of the cat on the inside bottom of the mug.  Bottom of the mug marked:

© Leo Lorenz and THE NEW YORKER ®  Made in Thailand

The coffee mugs are sold individually but we will combine shipping if you order more than one. All coffee mugs measure 4 ¼” high by 3 ½” wide and hold about 15 ounces of liquid.  They are in very good condition with no chips, cracks are staining.

Enjoy your shopping!

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