Tin Man character jug produced by TEC of China circa 1999. Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman, also known as the Tin Man, is a character in the fictional Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Dorothy Gale befriends the Tin Man after they find him rusted in the forest, as he was caught in rain, and use his oil can to release him. He follows her to the Emerald City to get a heart from The Wizard. They are joined on their adventure by the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion. The Wizard sends Dorothy and her friends to the Winkie Country to kill the Wicked Witch of the West. When the Winged monkeys are sent by the Witch of the West against the group, they throw the Tin Woodman from a great height, damaging him badly. However, Winkie Tinsmiths are able to repair him after the death of the Witch. This jug is modeled in the likeness of Jack Haley, the actor who played the Scarecrow in the 1939 MGM classic The Wizard of Oz and features an oil can and tree branch as its handle. This is one of four character jugs in the Wizard of Oz set.
Wizard of Oz Set