London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A pearlware 'Small' or 'American' Sailor Toby jug
typically modelled seated on a trunk inscribed DOLLARS, holding a large mug of ale, inscribed SUCCESS/TO OUR/WOODEN/WALLS and a pipe, the handle formed as a leafy branch, circa 1830 (some restoration and flaking to enamels) -- 26cm. high
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Cf. Surgeon Captain P. D. Gordon Pugh, Naval Ceramics (1971), pl. 85A, for a similar jug.
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