A Classic Vintage Toby Jug, “Midshipman” made by Beswick Limited Longton, Staffordshire, England. The Toby Jug is completely Hand Painted, and is considered rare. The colors selected on this piece are unusual with light blue socks and shirt, yellow lapels, lavender cuffs and purple chesterfield coat with a reddish brown collar. The hair detail is incised into the slip to create the look of strands of hair in the wig. The eyelids and lips are incised into the slip to create a three dimensional doll like look. This Toby is a splendid piece of art as well as a collectible drinking vessel.This piece was included in the Beswick Toby Jug line from 1948 to 1973. 5.25" Tall. Weight 12 oz.