A wonderful Toby Jug from the Royal Doulton 'Celebrity Collection' of American trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong. Model No D6707 and designed by David B Briggs. Issued 1984 - 1988.
Louis is dressed in a pink bow tie and dress shirt. A yellow trumpet and white glove forms the handle of the jug.
The underside stamp reads as follows:
Royal Doulton Tableware Limited 1983 D6707
THE CELEBRITY COLLECTION by Royal Doulton
A hand made, hand decorated series
“Man, if you gotta ask, you'll never know” (His reply when asked what jazz was)
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: 19cm W: 17cm D: 11cm