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Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950

Flower Seller toby jug in a large size produced by Shorter & Son of Stoke-on-Trent, England, circa 1950. A flower seller, normally a woman, traditionally sells flowers on the street. Often the flowers are carried in a basket, for example. Quite common in Victorian London, the profession has slowly died out. The subject matter has been a favorite of artists. This is the largest of four known sizes. The medium size Flower Seller toby jug stands 7" tall, the small size 5 1/4" tall.

Maker:

Shorter & Son

England

circa 1950

Model #:

toby jug

Size:

large

Height:

9 1/4"

Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950
Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950
Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950
Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950
Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950
Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950
Flower Seller toby jug large - Shorter & Son circa 1950
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