A wonderful Toby Jug from the Royal Doulton 'Celebrity Collection' of comedy entertainer Groucho Marx. Model No D6710 and designed by Stanley J. Taylor. Issued in 1983.
Groucho is dressed in a tuxedo with a blue polka dot bow tie. He's wearing his trademark glasses and his cigar forms the handle of the jug.
The underside stamp reads as follows:
Royal Doulton Tableware Limited 1983 D6710
THE CELEBRITY COLLECTION by Royal Doulton
A hand made, hand decorated series
“I've worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty”
The mug is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. It comes with its original polythene bag to protect it.
Dimensions: H: 18cm W: 13.5cm D: 10cm