Toby jug

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-7803

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

Descriptive Terms

Toby jugs
earthenware
glazing (coating)
tin (metal)
foliation (pattern)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
faces (animal or human components)
men (male humans)
Rockingham ware (American ceramics style)
Earthenware
Tin Glazed
Rockingham
Face
Man
Branch
MUG

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.625 x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.591