Know Your Toby Jug
A collectors guide to the Toby and Character Jugs of the Staffordshire and other UK potteries.
Here are just some of the topics you will find explained in this great book
. Learn about the origins of the Toby Jug
. Why do we collect them?
. Why the name 'Toby', who was Toby Fillpot?
. Where were they made?
. The Wood family and their long history in the Staffordshire Potteries
. Useful date chart for the influential early potters
. The differences in styles
. Traditional clothing & variations
. The more popular makes
. Female Toby Jugs
. The decline of the kilns
. Colours, glazes & quality issues
. Differing bases
. How old is my Toby?
. The 'Ordinary Toby'
. Character Jugs
. Famous Staffordshire & other UK potters & the items they produced
. Many, many other topics for the collector