Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890

Fou Du Roi faience character jug produced by Desvres circa 1890. Fou Du Roi translates as court jester. He was a common attraction at high society gatherings or in the Royal court. This jug is commonly a pair along with Judy character jug. The mark is the intertwined initials CF of Charles Fourmaintraux-Courquin dating the piece between 1863 and 1900.

Maker:

Desvres

France

circa 1890

Model:

Faience

Height:

large

Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Fou Du Roi character jug - Desvres circa 1890