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Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890

Begging Monkey majolica toby jug produced by Wasmuel of Wasmuel, Belgium, circa 1890. This organ grinder's monkey is dressed in his best outfit with a fancy jacket, green striped scarf, and multi-colored sash. He is doing his best to attract a large crowd and collect tips. His tail curls up to form the handle of the pitcher. The Begging Monkey was designed by Wasmuel's principal artist Thurner.

Maker:

Wasmuel

Belgium

circa 1890

Model #:

Majolica

toby jug

large

Size:

Height:

11 3/4"

Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890
Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890
Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890
Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890
Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890
Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890
Begging Monkey toby jug - Wasmuel circa 1890
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