Toby Jug Raised Cup Saltglaze Stoneware Poss Oldfield Derbyshire Antique c 1840
A raised cup toby jug in Saltglazed Stoneware dating from circa 1840, possibly by Oldfield of Brampton, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.
This lovely buff stoneware jug or pitcher with a brown glazed top, his tricorn hat and long hair are colour glazed. He is sat down and wearing a long Georgian frock coat waistcoat and cravat, knee length breeches. He is holding a foaming jug of ale on his left knee and in his raised right hand a foaming cup or glass of ale. His roundish face is well modelled with a large bulbous nose and wide toothy grin. He is similar in shape and design to the Ralph Wood "51" type toby jugs.
The jug or pitcher stands 9 1/4 inches high and is about 7 inches deep and 4 1/2 inches wide. It weighs 1332g and is in very good condition with two small chips on the foot or base on his right hand side. Please see the image 12
This is a great item for any collector of saltglaze stoneware or Toby jugs.