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Toby jug

1998.902AB (RS23726)

Description

Toby jug in the form of sailor sitting on a barrel w/ raised label "GIN COCKTAIL"; sailor in blue uniform holding a pipe and pitcher; jug cover is hat on sailor; white handle on his back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1898
Inscriptions
Incised on bottom: ""By H.L./ for J.M./ 1898""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
JUG
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly earthenware
Sailor
seamen
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Toby jugs
Dimensions
10.75 x 4.5 x 6.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.902AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19116

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