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Staffordshire Toby Jugs

Previously Sold - 2018/19 - Page-37

A small preview of some of the more interesting Antique Staffordshire Toby jugs coming up for sale through auction. Always check their website auction catalogue descriptive information along with condition, travel details and lot availability. Descriptions are taken from the auction house catalogues.

A Staffordshire Fiddler Toby Jug

Toby Jug Lot 110

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A rare Staffordshire Fiddler Toby Jug from the 'Midshipman' Family', circa 1785
Attributed to Jacob Marsh, seated and playing a small violin or fiddle, wearing a frock coat mottled in light blue with applied ochre epaulettes, his ochre breeches tied with brown garters, his dark brown shoes with white buckles, a partially-unbuttoned blue waistcoat revealing a white necktie, his hat with a formal border painted below the brim, his brown hair secured at the back with a distinctive tied ribbon, the loop handle with brown-glazed grooves, 15.7cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 10000 - 15000 GBP
Result: 9500 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 111

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
The celebrated Mackintosh Viola da Gamba Player Toby Jug from the 'Midshipman Family', circa 1785
Attributed to Jacob Marsh, the musician seated with his fiddle-sized viol placed between his legs and playing it with a bow in the manner of a cello, wearing a blue and manganese-brown striped coat that matches the handle of the jug, his blue-spotted waistcoat revealing a white necktie, green breeches above green-and-blue socks, his hair tied with a rosette bow, the viol da gamba picked out in blue and the bow and his shoes in manganese-brown, 18.3cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 15000 - 20000 GBP
Result: 22000 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 112

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A good Staffordshire 'Midshipman' Toby Jug, circa 1785
Attributed to Jacob Marsh, modelled as a naval officer seated on a sea chest, holding his sword drawn from its scabbard and raising a tumbler or glass in his other hand, variously coloured in light and dark brown and ochre underglaze, 16cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 10000 - 15000 GBP
Result: 9500 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 113

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A very rare pearlware Welshman Toby Jug, circa 1790
The portly gentleman man seated with a goat beneath his legs, his head turned to one side, wearing a mottled manganese-brown coat and breeches, blue waistcoat and striped blue socks, his hat and shoes in dark ochre-black, the chair and base glazed in green, the small jug in his hands and a sword and shield moulded on the reverse both painted in underglaze blue with floral sprigs, 23cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 7000 - 9000 GBP
Result: 14000 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 114

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A Wood Family Traditional Toby Jug, circa 1790
With an unglazed base, the seated man wearing a yellow-ochre coat over a light green waistcoat and brown breeches and shoes, seated in a chair and holding a foaming jug, the octagonal base glazed in green, the underside of the base unglazed, 24cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 2000 - 3000 GBP
Result: 1800 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 115

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A rare Wood family 'Squire' Toby jug, circa 1785-90
Seated confidently on a corner chair, the foaming jug in his right hand resting on his knee, a long pipe held to his mouth with his left hand, attired in brown tricorn hat and shoes, green jacket and breeches and a blue waistcoat, 28.5cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 4500 - 6000 GBP
Result: 8500 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 116

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A Wood family 'Thin Man' Toby jug, circa 1785-90
Seated in an upright chair with his feet resting on a step, a small jug in his left hand and a pipe in his raised right hand, wearing a green jacket, brown breeches and a striped blue waistcoat, his cheeks picked out in blue and brown, 22.7cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 2500 - 3500 GBP
Result: 2800 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 117

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A rare Prattware 'Thin Boy' Toby jug, circa 1800
Seated in an upright chair with his feet resting on a small step, grasping a foaming jug in both hands, wearing a coat sponged in blue and yellow, ochre breeches and a blue-spotted waistcoat, his shoes and long hair painted in brown, his hat in green, 22.5cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 4000 - 6000 GBP
Result: 8000 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 118

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A rare Wood Family 'Shield' Toby Jug, circa 1785
Based on the Traditional model seated and holding an empty jug, a pipe by his side, the other side of the base with an applied shield inscribed 'IT IS ALL OUT. THEN FILL HIM AGIAN' (sic), richly glazed with a dark brown coat, green waistcoat and pale yellow breeches, the shield also glazed in brown, 24cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 6000 - 1000 GBP
Result: 5000 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 119

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A very rare Prattware 'Fair Hebe' Toby jug, circa 1790-95
The standing gentleman holds a foaming glass in his right hand while a bottle rests at his feet, a brown and ochre spotted dog jumping up at his side, the young man wearing a blue jacket, yellow breeches, ochre waistcoat and a wide conical hat, the handle formed from a tree branch, 25.3cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 5000 - 8000 GBP
Result: 4500 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 120

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A Wood family Toby jug of 'Mould 51' type, circa 1785-90
Of traditional form and crisply modelled, seated and holding a foaming jug in his left hand and a foaming glass in his raised right hand, a pipe leaning at his side, decorated in translucent glazes with a bright green waistcoat, olive green jacket and pale yellow breeches, 25.3cm high, impressed '51' to base

Condition:
Estimate: 1800 - 2000 GBP
Result: Passed GBP


Toby Jug Lot 121

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A good Wood Family creamware Toby Jug, circa 1790
The Traditional model seated with a small spirit barrel placed on the base between his feet, wearing a blue sponged coat and holding a brown clay jug of foaming beer, his waistcoat ochre and his breeches, shoes and barrel in grey underglaze, a clay pipe leaning on the side of the plain octagonal base, 25.3cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 2000 - 3000 GBP
Result: 1800 GBP


Toby Jug Lot 122

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A Staffordshire Toby jug and cover, circa 1820, and a later Toby
Of traditional form, his large foaming jug resting on his left knee, his pipe held under his right thumb, wearing brown jacket, green waistcoat and yellow breeches, 24.5cm high, together with a later 'cross-legged' Toby, 23cm high (3)

Condition:
Estimate: 150 - 200 GBP
Result: Passed GBP


Toby Jug Lot 123

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
An enamelled creamware Toby Jug and cover, circa 1790
Attributed to Neale & Co, of traditional form, seated and holding a large foaming mug in one hand and a pipe in the other, wearing a green coat, yellow breeches and red waistcoat, the base marbled in bright colours, 24.5cm high (2)

Condition:
Estimate: 1000 - 1500 GBP
Result: Passed GBP


Toby Jug Lot 124

Bonhams 5.6.19

Catalogue Description.
A Staffordshire 'Martha Gunn' Toby jug, circa 1810
Modelled seated and holding a foaming jug and a cup, her dress sprigged in blue, red and yellow and trimmed with a sea green collar, her black hat worn over a pale blue mob cap, the base picked out in bright green, 26.4cm high

Condition:
Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP
Result: 280 GBP


A very rare creamware Tipsy Man Toby jug, circa 1785

Toby Jug Lot 283

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A very rare creamware 'Tipsy Man' Toby jug, circa 1785 Modelled without a base and seated on a chair with splayed feet, holding a very large jug overflowing with beer, wearing a brown, ochre and green striped suit and an ochre waistcoat, his long hair picked out in the same colour, a broad grin on his face, 27.7cm high
Estimate: 13000-16000 GBP
Result: Unsold GBP


An exceptional 'Tailor' Toby jug from the 'Midshipman Family', circa 1785

Toby Jug Lot 284

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
An exceptional 'Tailor' Toby jug from the 'Midshipman Family', circa 1785 Attributed to Jacob Marsh, seated with a small ironing board resting on his knees and a flat iron in his right hand, a neatly potted jug standing between his feet, wearing a brown hat, green frock coat with ochre collar and cuffs, white necktie and partially unbuttoned waistcoat, his hair secured at the back with a distinctive tied ribbon, 15.4cm high
Estimate: 18000-25000 GBP
Result: 16000 GBP


A very rare 'Drummer' Toby jug from the 'Midshipman' Family, circa 1785

Toby Jug Lot 285

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A very rare 'Drummer' Toby jug from the 'Midshipman' Family, circa 1785 Attributed to Jacob Marsh, seated with a small drum held between his knees and a drumstick in each hand, a neatly potted foaming jug standing at his side, wearing a frock coat sponged in brown, brown breeches, white necktie and partially unbuttoned waistcoat, his hat with a formal border painted below the brim, his hair secured at the back with a distinctive tied ribbon, 19.4cm high
Estimate: 12000-16000 GBP
Result: 11000 GBP


A remarkable large 'Lord Rodney' Toby jug from the 'Midshipman Family', circa 1785

Toby Jug Lot 286

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A remarkable large 'Lord Rodney' Toby jug from the 'Midshipman Family', circa 1785 Attributed to Jacob Marsh, seated and drawing his sword from a scabbard hung over his shoulder with a white sash, wearing a frock coat picked out in green and ochre, a white necktie and neatly buttoned waistcoat and brown breeches, shoes and hat, a glass on the ground beside him, 29.8cm high
Estimate: 17000-22000 GBP
Result: 17000 GBP


A good Wood Family 'Thin Man' Toby jug, circa 1785-90

Toby Jug Lot 287

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A good Wood Family 'Thin Man' Toby jug, circa 1785-90 Seated in an upright chair with his feet resting on a step, a thinly potted jug in his left hand and a small glass in his raised right hand, wearing a green jacket, blue breeches and yellow waistcoat, his cheeks and hair picked out in brown, 24.5cm high
Estimate: 3000-4000 GBP
Result: Unsold GBP


A rare Prattware 'Thin Boy' Toby jug, circa 1800

Toby Jug Lot 288

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A rare Prattware 'Thin Boy' Toby jug, circa 1800 Seated in an upright chair with his feet resting on a small step, grasping a foaming jug in both hands, wearing a coat sponged in brown and ochre, yellow breeches and a blue-spotted waistcoat, his shoes, hat and long hair painted in brown, 22.5cm high
Estimate: 2000-3000 GBP
Result: 4800 GBP


A very rare Prattware 'Fair Hebe' Toby jug, circa 1790-95

Toby Jug Lot 289

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A very rare Prattware 'Fair Hebe' Toby jug, circa 1790-95 Modelled standing with a brown and ochre spotted dog jumping up at his side, a foaming glass in his right hand and a bottle resting at his feet, wearing a blue jacket, yellow breeches, ochre waistcoat and a wide conical hat, the handle formed from a tree branch, 26cm high
Estimate: 6000-10000 GBP
Result: Unsold GBP


A rare Wood Family 'Admiral Lord Howe' Toby jug, circa 1790

Toby Jug Lot 290

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A rare Wood Family 'Admiral Lord Howe' Toby jug, circa 1790 Thinly potted and with translucent glazes, modelled seated on a barrel, a spaniel asleep at his feet and a pipe resting against the barrel, holding a foaming jug in both hands, delicately coloured in tones of brown, grey and green, 26cm high
Estimate: 3000-5000 GBP
Result: 2800 GBP


A Wood family Toby jug of 'Mould 51' type, circa 1785-90

Toby Jug Lot 291

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A Wood family Toby jug of 'Mould 51' type, circa 1785-90 Of traditional form and crisply modelled, seated and holding a foaming jug in his left hand and a foaming glass in his raised right hand, a pipe leaning at his side, decorated in translucent glazes with a bright green waistcoat, olive green jacket and pale yellow breeches, 25.3cm high, impressed '51' to base
Estimate: 2500-3000 GBP
Result: Unsold GBP


A creamware 'Step' Toby jug, circa 1780-85

Toby Jug Lot 292

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A creamware 'Step' Toby jug, circa 1780-85 Seated and smoking a pipe held in his raised right hand, a foaming jug in his left hand, wearing a bright turquoise-green coat, his face and the rest of his costume picked out in brown, 24cm high
Estimate: 1500-2200 GBP
Result: 1400 GBP


A Staffordshire 'Martha Gunn' Toby jug, circa 1810

Toby Jug Lot 293

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A Staffordshire 'Martha Gunn' Toby jug, circa 1810 Modelled seated and holding a foaming jug and a cup, her dress sprigged in blue, red and yellow and trimmed with a sea green collar, her black hat worn over a pale blue mob cap, the base picked out in bright green, 26.4cm high
Estimate: 600-800 GBP
Result: Unsold GBP


A Prattware Toby jug, circa 1800-10

Toby Jug Lot 294

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A Prattware Toby jug, circa 1800-10 Of traditional form, using both hands to steady a foaming jug which rests upon his left knee, his blue jacket with ochre buttons matching his breeches, his waistcoat left in the white, his hat and shoes picked out in brown, 25.2cm high
Estimate: 400-500 GBP
Result: Unsold GBP


A very rare Prattware 'Postillion' Toby jug and cover, circa 1800-10

Toby Jug Lot 296

Bonhams
Date 14.11.18

Catalogue Description.
A very rare Prattware 'Postillion' Toby jug and cover, circa 1800-10 Modelled seated on a fine scrolled chair, the pot-bellied coachman dressed in bicorn hat, striped jacket, blue waistcoat and yellow breeches, a jug of foaming ale in his left hand resting on his knee, a foaming glass in his raised right hand, 18.3cm high (2)
Estimate: 3500-4500 GBP
Result: 3000 GBP