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Standing Toby crested ware jug produced by Podmore China of Hanley, England, circa 1930. This Standing Toby is wearing the traditional everyday garb of the late 1700s including the long frock coat, buttoned vest, and tricorn hat. He is holding his hands in front of him. 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 toby jug bears a Welsh crest on Toby's belly and the saying "No tongue can tell, no brain can think, Oh how I love a drop of drink."
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