Cat Playing Mandolin majolica toby jug produced by Orchies of Orchies, France, circa 1905. Dressed in pants, jacket and bow tie, this cat is strumming the mandolin and singing along. Her tail sweeps up to form the handle of the jug. This Cat Playing Mandolin toby jug is known in many colorways. Orchies model numbers are a combination of letters and numbers. The letters are an abbreviation for the name of the jug and the number is the size of the jug. Colorway photos are from the collection of Jean-Pierre Ducasse.