Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug

Happy Sad Man majolica character jug by Sarreguemines model number 2313. The jug has a two superimposed heads a happy face when held rightside up, and sad face when upside down. The phrase "Tu ris quand tu es plein, quand tu es vide tu te plains" is incised around its base and is a play on words which translates to "You laugh when you're full, when you're empty you complain."

Maker:

Sarreguemines

France

1900-1915

2313

Model:

Majolica

Height:

8 1/2"

large

Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug
Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug
Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug
Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug
Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug
Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug
Happy Sad - Sarreguemines character jug