Suffering Bastard (Mai Tai Joe) – Trader Vic’s – Original Mug

Suffering Bastard (Mai Tai Joe) – Trader Vic’s – Original Mug

Date of Release: 1960s

Edition: Original Mug

Edition Size: Open

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Location Sold: Trader Vic’s

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This vintage cocktail mug depicts a hungover person clutching their head in pain. It is one of the earliest cocktail mug designs. Over the years it has been imitated and reinterpreted dozens of times by various artists and bars. This mug was originally named Mai Tai Joe, but it is more commonly known as the Suffering Bastard.

Color: Black

Material: Ceramic

Shape: Abstract

Dimensions: 3¾” wide x 6¼” tall


Capacity Size: 20 fl. oz.

Unique Markings: “Trader Vic” is written on the bottom of this mug.

Typically Served With: Suffering Bastard

Average Value = $ 112.00
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