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Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950

Toby Philpott large toby jug designed by Arthur Gredington and produced by Beswick of Longton, England, circa 1950. Often credited as the inspiration for the creation of the Toby Jug, Toby Philpot was the nickname of Harry Elwes, an English drunkard of the mid-18th century who was reputed to have drunk 2,000 gallons of ale in his lifetime. This jug was designed in the image of the original Ordinary Toby jug of the 1770s and features a common man of the time wearing 18th century clothing and a tricorn hat.

Maker:

Beswick

England

circa 1950

Model #:

1110

toby jug

Size:

large

Height:

8"

Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950
Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950
Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950
Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950
Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950
Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950
Toby Philpott large toby jug - Beswick circa 1950
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