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Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920

Robin crested ware toby jug produced by Taylor & Kent of Florentine China of Longton, England, circa 1920 marked with its Florentine China tradename. The European robin, known simply as the robin or robin redbreast in Great Britain and Ireland, is a small insectivorous passerine bird that belongs to the chat subfamily of the Old World flycatcher family. It is found across Europe, east to Western Siberia and south to North Africa. It is sedentary in most of its range except the far north. It is about five inches in length, and the male and female are similar in coloration, with an orange breast and face lined with grey, brown upper-parts and a whitish belly. Crested ware are small, porcelain objects in a variety of shapes and forms that bear a heraldic crest to represent the area in which they were sold as souvenirs. This crested ware robin toby jug bears a Folkestone crest on her breast.

Maker:

Florentine China

England

circa 1920

Model #:

Crested Ware

toby jug

Size:

medium

Height:

2 3/4"

Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920
Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920
Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920
Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920
Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920
Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920
Robin toby jug - Florentine China circa 1920
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