Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780

Midshipmite Soldier 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 Soldier is holding a jug of ale on his right knee and drinking from a glass held to his mouth with his left hand.

Maker:

Astbury type

England

18th century

Model #:

Midshipmite

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Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780
Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780
Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780
Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780
Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780
Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780
Midshipmite Soldier Toby jug - Astbury circa 1780