John Lennon Toby Jug Imagine Colourway Bairstow Pottery


Hand Made & Hand Decorated Pottery.

Large Size John Lennon Toby Jug USA Colourway.

Produced by Bairstow Pottery.

Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire,

World Wide Limited Edition.

Unique “one off” colourway.

Modelled by Ray Noble.

Height 16cm – Length 19cm.

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John Lennon Toby Jug Imagine Colourway.

Large size John Lennon Toby Jug Imagine Colourway. Inspired by the cover of the second album of John Lennon “imagine”. Issued in September 1971 by Apple Records in 1971.

Hand made and hand painted. Produced by Bairstow Pottery at their factory based in Stoke on Trent.

It is a Limited Edition of 1971. However it is series of different colour-ways. Each one with very restricted production. In many instances just one being produced in a particular colourway. Consequently making these a very rare John Lennon Collectable.

This one is numbered 66 of the total series.

Definitely a great gift idea for any Beatles or John Lennon Fan. In addition to the Toby Jug collector.

Modelled and designed by Ray Noble.

Height is 16cm : Length 19cm

Our on-line price for the John Lennon Toby Jug Imagine Colourway is £169.99p

All Our Prices include UK Post & Packing ( Standard Delivery).

International Shipping Rates Discounted.

In addition to John Lennon Toby Jug imagine colourway. We offer a full range of Bairstow Pottery products.


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 degrees. 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