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Martha Gunn jug

Martha Gunn jug  

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Jug modelled in the form of Martha Gunn, analogous to a Toby jug. Martha Gunn (1727–1815) was a celebrated Brighton ‘bather’, who assisted men to swim in the sea. Martha ...
Toby jug

Toby jug   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
93 words
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Earthenware jug or mug in the form of a stout old man wearing 18th-century clothing consisting of a long and

toby jug

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
91 words
A tankard in the form of a seated toper, wearing a tricorn hat (forming the cover) and holding a jug of ale, based on the figure ‘Toby Philpot’, who appeared in an engraving to illustrate ... More

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