General Charles De Gaulle Toby Jug Bairstow Pottery


Hand Crafted Hand Painted Toby Jug.

Styled in the shape of General Charles De Gaulle.

A Toby Jug from the Allied Leaders range.

Produced in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire by Bairstow Pottery,

World Wide Limited Edition of 100.

Each Toby jug is individually numbered on the base.

Conceived & Commissioned by American Toby Jug Museum.

Modelled by Ray Noble.

Height 27cm.

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General Charles De Gaulle Toby Jug’

The General Charles De Gaulle Toby Jug. The dominant military and political leader of France for much of the period from 1940 until 1969.

A Toby Jug from “The Wilkinson World Ware II Allied Leaders Collection. Conceived and commissioned by American Toby Jug Museum, Evanston, Illinois. USA.

Modelled by Ray Noble. Hand Made and Hand Painted by Bairstow Pottery Collectables. Based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.

The handle is in the shape of the French Cross. Around the base there is the quote “Only During Crises Do Nations Throw Up Giants.

And around the four sides at the bottom of the Toby Jug there are the Two Flags, Free French Fighters & French Cross.

World-Wide Limited Edition of only 100. And each one is individually numbered on the base.

Accordingly a great gift idea for any Military Enthusiast Collector. In addition to the Toby Jug Collector. Together with the World War ll memorabilia collector.

Height 27cm.

Our on-line price for the General Charles De Gaulle Toby Jug is £249.99

Including UK Post & Packing (Standard Delivery).

International Shipping Rates Discounted.

As well as the General Charles De Gaulle Toby Jug.  We have a full range of Toby Jugs. Produced by Bairstow Pottery. Depicting military and political leaders. Including the range of the World War Two Allied Leaders Range.


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 based in the UK currently producing Toby Jugs.

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.


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

Additional information

Weight 2 kg