Fisherman toby jug produced by Bairstow Manor Pottery of Hanley, England, circa 1990. A fisher, or fisherman, is someone who captures fish and other animals from a body of water, or gathers shellfish. Worldwide, there are about 38 million commercial and subsistence fishers and fish farmers. Fishermen may be professional or recreational. Fishing has existed as a means of obtaining food since the Mesolithic period. This toby jug is a part of the Staffordshire Character Jugs Series.
Staffordshire Character Jugs Series