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Object: Toby jug (Robert Muldoon)

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Title Toby jug (Robert Muldoon)
Production Wallace, Robert (artist), circa 1980, New Zealand
Medium summary glazed ceramic vessel
Materials ceramic, glaze
Classification Toby jugs
Dimensions Overall: 125mm (Height) x 110mm (Width) x 168mm (Depth)
Credit line Purchased 2012
Registration number GH023163

This toby jug caricatures Robert Muldoon (1921-1992), National Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1975-1981.

Its original attribution to Peter Lange, brother of David Lange, Muldoon's successor, was denied by the artist.  Robert Wallace, the jug's artist, is a Nelson based potter.

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