ROYAL DOULTON "DICK TURPIN" D6535 SMALL TOBY JUG c.1959
Up for sale is a vintage Royal Doulton Small Toby Jug entitled, "Dick Turpin" D 6542. It stands approximately 2 1/2" tall and features Dick Turpin, an English highwayman. He was hung in 1739 for the murder of a gamekeeper. Dick Turpin is wearing a green tricornered hat, black mask over the eyes, and a dark red jacket. The handle of the jug is the head and neck of a black horse. This Variation No. 2 Character Jug was copyrighted in 1959 and has since been retired.
This colorful toby mug is a fascinating piece of English history that would make a wonderful addition to a collection. It is in great condition. It would be eye-catching as a part of your home decor or as a gift to a student of English history.
Bottom has Doulton Co Limited England Printed Trademark & Information with Rd No.893841, Rd No 39649, Rd No 8313 & Rd No 430/59