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Toby jug

1949.616 (RS119732)

Description

Deep brown glaze with iridescent finish. Spherical body rising from narrow circular base, front modeled in form of rotund man with large flower buttons, elongated applied thin arms with floral epaulettes. Round face with hat brim forming rim of bottle mouth. Strap handle at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1745-1800
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
redware
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Face
faces (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glazing (coating)
Man
men (male humans)
MUG
Redware
redware
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Toby
Toby jugs
Dimensions
10.25 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.616
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7762

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