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Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940

Elephant toby jug medium size in a white colorway produced by W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik of Bavaria, Germany, circa 1940. Elephants are the largest existing land animals. Distinctive features of elephants include a long proboscis called a trunk, tusks, large ear flaps, pillar-like legs, and tough but sensitive skin. The trunk is used for breathing and is prehensile, bringing food and water to the mouth, and grasping objects. Tusks, which are derived from the incisor teeth, serve both as weapons and as tools for moving objects and digging. The large ear flaps assist in maintaining a constant body temperature as well as in communication. The elephant's tail curls up to form the handle of the jug.

Maker:

Goebel

Germany

circa 1940

Model #:

S 487/1

toby jug

Size:

medium

Height:

5"

Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940
Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940
Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940
Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940
Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940
Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940
Elephant toby jug medium white - Goebel circa 1940
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