NHS Nurse Toby Jugs by Bairstow Pottery

NEW exciting NHS Nurse Toby Jugs!

A series of colourful NHS Nurse Toby Jugs. In recognition of their dedication and professionalism. During the current pandemic. Bairstow Pottery have designed  the Angels of the Nation Toby Jugs. Depicting both female and male nurses.

Rainbow handles, delicate handles in the shape of angels. With an array of several different colour of hair. In fact there are ten different colour ways in the range.

Surely a magnificent gift for any nurse.

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Established 1936. Initially producing pottery fancy goods. However, when Roger Bairstow took over in 1979. When Percy his father retired. Roger decided to concentrate production on the making of Toby and Character Jugs.

(see page 36 Toby & Character Jugs of the 20th Century and their Makers – David C Fastenau & Stephen M Mullins.Published by Kevin James Publishing),

Now well renown for their political Toby Jugs and Figures. Particularly their British Prime Minister series of Toby Jugs. Which includes Toby Jugs of all British Prime Ministers from the 1920’s. To the present day. And their Winston Churchill Toby Jugs and Figures.

Based in Stoke on Trent.  Bairstow Pottery are the only pottery currently producing Toby Jugs in the UK.

Using traditional production methods. Each toby jug is hand made. Using earthenware clay fired up 1215 dgrees. Which renders the body to be non porous. Then hand painted. This non porous finish enables the ceramic painter to achieve a smooth finish.

Due to the hand painting process. No two Toby Jugs are exactly the same. In effect making each toby jug produced different and unique.

With the production process requiring several firings. It takes 5 – 6 working days to produce one of Bairstow Pottery unique products.

As a result, a hand made, hand made product. Totally made in the UK.

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Establish 2006, selling high quality pottery and ceramics from Leading potters online. And are proud to be authorised resellers of Bairstow Pottery products.