A full set of eleven Wilkinson Toby Jugs of the Allied Commanders of the First World War, 1915-19

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A full set of eleven Wilkinson Toby Jugs of the Allied Commanders of the First World War, 1915-19

Sold for £ 9,375 (US$ 11,712) inc. premium
A full set of eleven Wilkinson Toby Jugs of the Allied Commanders of the First World War, 1915-19
Designed by Sir F Carruthers Gould, comprising Lord Kitchener (hat restored), Admiral Beatty, Field Marshall Haig, Admiral Jellicoe (chips), Marshall Joffre (handle restuck), Lord French (restored), the Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George (small chip), General Botha, Woodrow Wilson (chipped) and King George V, 25cm to 31.5cm high, all with printed marks, facsimile signatures and retailer's marks for Soane & Smith (11)

Footnotes

  • See Vic Schuler, Collecting British Toby Jugs (1999) pp90-91, for a description of this series. Sir Francis Carruthers Gold (1844-1925) was a well known political cartoonist.

Saleroom notices

  • In addition to the damage listed in the catalogue, the jug of Haig has been restored. A full condition report is available for this lot.
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A full set of eleven Wilkinson Toby Jugs of the Allied Commanders of the First World War, 1915-19
A full set of eleven Wilkinson Toby Jugs of the Allied Commanders of the First World War, 1915-19
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