Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860

Home Brewed Ale toby jug produced by Sampson Smith of Longton, England circa 1860. This is a derivation of the Toby on a Barrel toby jug. This jug features a well-to-do gentleman sitting astride an over turned keg of ale. He is holding a pitcher of ale in his left hand and a cup for drinking in his right. "Home Brewed Ale" is written on the front of the keg in raised letters. When found with no writing on the keg, this jug is called the Landlord toby jug. Sampson Smith reproduced this jug in the 1920s to 1940s from the original 1860 molds as advertising jugs for Bass & Company and Homes Brewery.

Maker:

Sampson Smith

England

circa 1860

Model #:

Height:

9"

large

Size:

Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860
Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860
Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860
Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860
Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860
Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860
Home Brewed Ale toby jug - Sampson Smith circa 1860