Golf Tobacco jar, Carlton ware.
A Ceramic Carlton ware Tobacco jar with a golfing scene. The front shows one golfer dressed in a red coat about to hit a golf ball watched by another player and a caddy, The rear with crossed clubs, four golf balls and a ribbon with the words 'Far and Sure'. The bottom is stamped Carlton ware, W & R Stoke on Trent. Reg. No. 333948. A nice earthenware humidor.
W & R are Wiltshaw and Robinson who were established by James Frederick Wiltshaw and the brothers James and William Robinson in 1890 and operated the Carlton works on Copeland Street, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. They produced many ornamental porcelain and earthenware products as well as vases, teapots and water jugs.