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Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960

Scottie toby jug in a yellow colorway produced in Japan circa 1960. The Scottish Terrier, popularly called the Scottie, is a breed of dog. Initially one of the highland breeds of terrier that were grouped under the name of Skye Terrier. It is one of five breeds of terrier that originated in Scotland, the other four being the modern Skye, Cairn, Dandie Dinmont, and West Highland White terriers. They are an independent and rugged breed with a wiry outer coat and a soft dense undercoat. The first Earl of Dumbarton nicknamed the breed "the diehard". According to legend, the Earl of Dumbarton gave this nickname because of the Scottish Terriers' bravery, and Scotties were also the inspiration for the name of his regiment, The Royal Scots, Dumbarton’s Diehard. Scottish Terriers were originally bred to hunt vermin on farms. Scottie's tail curls up to form the handle of the jug.

Maker:

unknown

Japan

circa 1960

Model #:

toby jug

Size:

medium

Height:

5"

Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960
Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960
Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960
Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960
Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960
Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960
Scottie toby jug yellow - Japan circa 1960
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