Europe: United Kingdom, England, Staffordshire, Burslem
2nd half 20th c.
Ceramic Staffordshire ware Toby jug in form of a seated Bill Sykes, legs astride, on a barrel (?), his hands resting on his thighs, wearing a black hat, dark brown jacket, white waistcoat, green cravat, blue breeches and grey spats. Features a pair of oval eye spectacles. Black handle fixed to his back. Spout in hat. Feet forming part of base. Some loss of glaze on right foot. Backstamp under base.
Bequest of Mr L.D. Pickwell, 2006