The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900

The Black Cat large majolica toby jug in a black coat produced by Saint-Clement of France circa 1900. This cat is sitting contentedly in the warm sun and his tail forms the handle of the jug. The Black Cat, or Au Chat Noir, toby jug was produced on commission as an advertising jug for the Parisian caberet Au Chat Noir, as marked on the bottom of the jug.

Maker:

Saint-Clement

France

circa 1900

Model #:

Majolica

Height:

10 1/2"

large

Size:

The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
The Black Cat large toby jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900