Toby Jugs Articles
We've really enjoyed collecting and dealing over the years. However on a social visit to a new collector who had hastily put together a large collection of Toby jugs we were dismayed to see so much restoration that had not been declared. It is that collector's lack of experience in being able to evaluate condition prior to purchase that has prompted us to write this article.
If you are collectors, dealers, executors or beneficiaries and have a toby jug to sell that matches our criteriawe we would like to here from you.
Toby Jug catalogues and interesting books: The Earle Collection of Early Staffordshire Pottery, Astbury Whieldon and Ralph Wood figures and Toby jugs, The Wood Family of Burslem, Old English Pottery,
Museums where you can view English antique toby jugs. The Ashmolean, Oxford and the Hanley Museum Stoke on Trent Staffordshire are two of the best.
Most Toby collectors know of the famous Wood family name but have you seen the 20th century models produced through the 1970's-81?
A fun field of collecting that will result in many hours of pleasure.
A comprehensive list of British antique Staffordshire pottery toby jugs that are available to collectors.
Running glaze Long Face Toby jug circa?
Ralph Wood, Enoch Wood, Tony Wood?
Original, contemporary or fake. ?
When handling antiques for a long period of time you instinctively know when something is right or wrong.