Toby jug

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1745-1800

GUSN

GUSN-7762

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

Descriptive Terms

Toby jugs
glazing (coating)
redware
tin (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
faces (animal or human components)
men (male humans)
Toby jugs
Redware
Tin Glazed
Face
Man
Toby
MUG

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10.25 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.616