Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780

Midshipmite Drummer toby jug made in Astbury style circa 1780. In the style of the Ordinary Toby the Midshipmite group of toby jugs are not as well modeled and feature a seated soldier with an empty scabbard on his left side holding some tool of his trade. This Midshipmite Drummer is playing a snare drum.

Maker:

Astbury type

England

18th century

Model:

Midshipmite

Height:

Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780
Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780
Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780
Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780
Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780
Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780
Midshipmite Drummer Toby jug - Astbury 1780