Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800

Blackamoor Sailor toby jug made in Staffordshire circa 1800. Wearing clothes associated with an English sailor, the Blackamoor Sailor sits on a high back chair above a sea chest with handles at each end. He holds a jug of ale in his left hand and is raising his right hand to take a drink from a cup. Blackamoors or Black Moors were black people from North Africa who worked in wealthy European's homes or served in the English infantry or navy.

Maker:

Staffordshire

England

18th century

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Height:

large

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Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Blackamoor Sailor toby jug - Staffordshire circa 1800