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Antique Toby Jugs


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Toby Jugs For Sale

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 PRATTWARE TOBY JUG the seated toper holding a jug of ale on his left knee.

Toby Jug Lot 47.

Mellors & Kirk
http://www.mellorsandkirk.com/
Date 11.6.14

Catalogue Description.
A PRATTWARE TOBY JUG the seated toper holding a jug of ale on his left knee, a small manganese keg between his feet, with manganese cheeks, yellow waistcoat and sponged blue coat, 24cm h, c1790-1810
Old discoloured restoration to brim of hat
Estimate: 250-350 GBP
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A PRATTWARE TOBY JUG the seated toper holding a jug of foaming ale.

Toby Jug Lot 58.

Mellors & Kirk
http://www.mellorsandkirk.com/
Date 11.6.14

Catalogue Description.
A PRATTWARE TOBY JUG the seated toper holding a jug of foaming ale, the eyes delineated in sepia with dotted eyebrows and in an ochre chair in brown coat, blue waistcoat and yellow breeches, octagonal green base, 25cm h, c1800-1820
A very good example of a Pratt Ware toby jug in satisfactory condition with typical old restoration to the hat, minor crack in head. A large part of the left side of the coat unglazed (being an oversight during manufacture) but retaining all the sponged pigment on the biscuit. The flat chip on the front edge of the base glazed over during manufacture, no recent or professional restoration
Estimate: 300-500 GBP
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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE TOBY JUG.

Toby Jug Lot 59.

Mellors & Kirk
http://www.mellorsandkirk.com/
Date 11.6.14

Catalogue Description.
A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE TOBY JUG the seated toper holding a brown jug of foaming ale in cobalt coat, green breeches and manganese shoes, on octagonal base with sepia line, 24cm h, c1780-1800
Old restoration to hat, hairline crack in lower part of face, minor firing crack left hand. Tip of right shoe chipped. Two flat chips on edge of base, no recent restoration
Estimate: 200-300 GBP
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A mid 19thC Staffordshire Toby jug in the form of George Whitfield The Night Watchman.

Toby Jug Lot 669.

Golding Young & Mawer - Grantham
http://www.goldingyoung.com
Date 4.6.14

Catalogue Description.
A mid 19thC Staffordshire Toby jug in the form of George Whitfield The Night Watchman, in typical seated pose decorated in colours holding hat and lantern on a marble finish base, 25cm high.
Estimate: 20-30 GBP
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A 19thC pottery Toby jug

Toby Jug Lot 717.

Golding Young & Mawer - Grantham
http://www.goldingyoung.com
Date 4.6.14

Catalogue Description.
A 19thC pottery Toby jug, formed as a seated gentleman holding a foaming jug of ale with black hat red and yellow jacket, yellow breeches, striped stockings, black boots on a shaped green base, 23 cm high.
Estimate: 70-100 GBP
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A mid 19thC Portobello style Toby jug

Toby Jug Lot 718.

Golding Young & Mawer - Grantham
http://www.goldingyoung.com
Date 4.6.14

Catalogue Description.
A mid 19thC Portobello style Toby jug, in the form of a seated gentlemen holding foaming jug of ale in blue hat, turquoise and pink jacket and green breeches with striped stockings on a shaped sponged base.
Estimate: 45-65 GBP
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A Victorian Staffordshire pottery Toby jug, depicting a standing snuff taker.

Toby Jug Lot 719.

Golding Young & Mawer - Grantham
http://www.goldingyoung.com
Date 4.6.14

Catalogue Description.
A Victorian Staffordshire pottery Toby jug, depicting a standing snuff taker with black hat and pink jacket with a dotted green waistcoat on a green lined naturalistic base, 24.5cm high.
Estimate: 25-35 GBP
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North Country pottery toby jug, circa 1800

Toby Jug Lot 233.

Clevedon Salerooms
http://www.clevedon-salerooms.com/
Date 5.6.14

Catalogue Description.
North Country pottery toby jug, circa 1800, his jacket with blue sponged decoration, mottled brown tricorn hat, yellow breeches, brown glazed jug of foaming ale and standing on a green sponged base.
Condition Report: The area of the hat above the figure`s left shoulder has been broken and restored, glaze losses visible to the nose and across the surface of the piece, the yellow of his trousers particularly badly oxidised, the underside shows a 3 pointed star crack.
Estimate: 300-400 GBP
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Pratt ware toby jug, circa 1800, wearing a blue jacket.

Toby Jug Lot 234.

Clevedon Salerooms
http://www.clevedon-salerooms.com/
Date 5.6.14

Catalogue Description.
Pratt ware toby jug, circa 1800, wearing a blue jacket, tricorn hat with blue and yellow sponged decoration to the interior, bright mustard breeches, his jug of foaming ale with blue and ochre speckled decoration, sponge work base, 25.25cm high
Condition Report: Figure`s hat fully restored with evidence of overpainting and restoration descending down across the face and back of the head.
Estimate: 300-400 GBP
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Toby Jug Lot 40.

Bonhams London.
http://www.bonhams.com/
Date 21.5.14

Catalogue Description.
A creamware 'Step' Toby jug and another creamware Toby jug, circa 1780-85
The 'Step' Toby holding a slender foaming jug in his left hand, his right hand supporting a pipe held to his mouth, wearing a green jacket and ochre breeches, 24.3cm high (small chip, minor restoration), the other of Traditional form with a barrel between his legs, coloured in green and blue, the bases moulded in relief with a band of stylised florets, 25.2cm high (starcrack, some restoration) (2)
Estimate: 1200-1500 GBP
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Two creamware Toby jugs, circa 1800

Toby Jug Lot 41.

Bonhams London.
http://www.bonhams.com/
Date 21.5.14

Catalogue Description.
Two creamware Toby jugs, circa 1800
Of Traditional form, seated on bases with canted corners, a pipe on the ground to their right, one holding an empty jug, wearing a blue sponged jacket and ochre waistcoat, 25.2cm high (chip, one foot restored), the other with a foaming jug, a barrel between his feet and wearing a brown sponged jacket, 25.6cm high (hat restored) (2)
Estimate: 1200-1500 GBP
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Toby Jug Lot 42.

Bonhams London.
http://www.bonhams.com/
Date 21.5.14

Catalogue Description.
A Staffordshire Thin Man Toby jug, circa 1780
Of Ralph Wood type, seated in an upright chair, a foaming clay jug resting on his knee and smoking a pipe, wearing a brown tricorn hat and boots, a brown mottled jacket and a green waistcoat and breeches, upon a rectangular base fluted at the front, 24cm high (damage and restoration)
Estimate: 1500-2000 GBP
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Toby Jug Lot 43.

Bonhams London.
http://www.bonhams.com/
Date 21.5.14

Catalogue Description.
A rare small Wood type 'Sharp Face' Toby jug and another Wood type Toby jug, circa 1780-85
The small 'Sharp Face' jug holding a foaming jug in his left hand and a raised glass in his right, wearing a blue jacket, green breeches and buckled shoes, 16.6cm high (small chips, loss to right hand), the larger jug of traditional form, wearing a yellow jacket and brown breeches, 24.7cm high (crazed, some restoration) (2)
Estimate: 1200-1500 GBP
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Toby Jug Lot 44.

Bonhams London.
http://www.bonhams.com/
Date 21.5.14

Catalogue Description.
Two Staffordshire sailor Toby jugs, circa 1820 One of American Sailor type dressed in blue, sitting on a trunk inscribed Dollars on both sides, holding a foaming jug inscribed Success to our Wooden Walls, 25.5cm high (restored), the other of Rodney Sailor type, wearing a white suit picked out in blue and a red waistcoat, an anchor at his feet, 29cm high (restored) (2)
Estimate: 1200-1500 GBP
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Three Toby jugs of Yorkshire type, circa 1810.

Toby Jug Lot 45.

Bonhams London.
http://www.bonhams.com/
Date 21.5.14

Catalogue Description.
Three Toby jugs of Yorkshire type, circa 1810. Of traditional type, one with a striped jacket and blue breeches, 23.8cm high (chips), another with the handle moulded with a diamond design, wearing a blue coat and ochre breeches, 25.7cm high (hat chipped), the other with a 'stepped' base painted with a formal border, wearing a green jacket and brown breeches, 24.1cm high (chipped, some restoration) (3)
Estimate: 2000-3000 GBP
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FINE GEORGE III STAFFORDSHIRE BACCHUS TOBY JUG.

Toby Jug Lot 829.

Stair Galleries.
http://www.stairgalleries.com/
Date 17.5.14

Catalogue Description.
FINE GEORGE III STAFFORDSHIRE BACCHUS TOBY JUG.
Modeled seated on grape and fruit-draped barrel, wearing a lion skin and holding a cornucopium, with dolphin head spout, flanked by chained monkey handle, the reverse with child satyr. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate: 2000-3000 USD
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A late 18th century creamware Toby jug, the seated figure holding a jug in his left hand and a pipe in his right

Toby Jug Lot 1493.

Stride and Son.
http://stridesauctions.com/
Date 25.5.14

Catalogue Description.
A late 18th century creamware Toby jug, the seated figure holding a jug in his left hand and a pipe in his right, (as found); together with a similar creamware figure group of Vicar and Moses.
Estimate: 50-100 GBP
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