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Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950

Highwayman character jug in a large size and produced by Lancaster and Sandland of Hanley, England, circa 1950. A highwayman was a robber who stole from travelers. This type of thief usually travelled and robbed by horse as compared to a footpad who travelled and robbed on foot; mounted highwaymen were widely considered to be socially superior to footpads. Such criminals operated until the mid or late 19th century. A pistol forms the handle of this jug.

Maker:

Lancaster and Sandland

England

circa 1950

Model #:

character jug

Size:

large

Height:

5"

Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950
Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950
Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950
Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950
Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950
Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950
Highwayman character jug large - Lancaster and Sandland circa 1950
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