Royal Doulton Character Jug, Dickens Tiny Set (without stand) (Artful Dodger-grey and black; Betsy Trotwood-yellow, white and black; Bill Sykes – green and dark blue; Charles Dickens- grey and black; David Copperfield – dark blue and black; Fagin – orange and brown; Little Nell – yellow and black; Mr. Bumble – yellow, dark blue and green; Mrs. Bardell – yellow and green; Oliver Twist – dark/light blue; Scrooge – yellow and brown; Uriah Heep – grey and green). Designed by: Artful Dodger, Charles Dickens – Eric Griffiths; Betsy Trotwood, Bill Sykes, David Copperfield, Little Nell, Scrooge – Michael Abberley; Fagin, Mr. Bumble, Mrs. Bardell, Oliver Twist, Uriah Heep – Robert Tabbenor. Series: Tinies, issued 1982 – 1989. Size: 1.5″H (tiny)
The 12 jugs in this set were issued to commemorate the 170th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, and each one comes with a certificate of authenticity. The set was first sold by Lawleys By Post in the U.K. from 1982 to 1988, and from 1985 in North America and Australia.