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Toby jug

1949.591 (RS119707)

Description

Buff colored semi-vitrified body with deep brown glaze with high-gloss lead glaze finish. Waist-length form of rotund man holding cup and jug at front, wearing a tricorner hat that forms spout. Rosette on side of hat (possibly indicating Stewart Monarchy sympathies?). C-shaped handle, modeled reminiscent of tree branch, with leafy spur at top. Deeply recessed bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Branch
Earthenware
earthenware
Face
faces (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
Man
men (male humans)
MUG
Rockingham
Rockingham ware (American ceramics style)
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Toby jugs
Dimensions
5.625 x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.591
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7803

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