Creamware pottery mug printed with anti Tom Paine sentiments, circa 1780

Thomas Paine (born Thomas Pain; February 9, 1737 died-June 8, 1809) was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. He authored Common Sense (1776) and The American Crisis (1776–1783), two of the most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, and helped inspire the Patriots in 1776 to declare independence from Great Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era ideals of transnational human rights.

Height: 4 ⅞”

Condition: Hairline to the rim restored



£2,500

US$2875

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