A rare Yorkshire Toby 'Puzzle Jug' Circa 1810.
Lot 31
A rare Yorkshire Toby Puzzle Jug Circa 1810.
Sold for £9,600 (US$ 16,119) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Yorkshire Toby Puzzle Jug
Circa 1810.
By the 'Pottery that used a Large Crown Mark', typically modelled seated holding a small Toby Jug in one hand and a serpent-stemmed pipe on one shoulder, wearing a blue jacket and ochre breeches, with a hollow figurehead handle, a tubular section around the rim with three nozzles forming the corners of his brown tricorn hat, pierced with a band of holes below the rim and sponged in blue to the interior, upon a green base, 25.5cm high, impressed crown mark (all three nozzles chipped)


  • Provenance: The Behar Collection, sold at Christie's, 19 May 1980, lot 126. Illustrated by Vic Schuler, Collecting British Toby Jugs (1994), p 91