Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900

Happy Sad double-sided porcelain character jug produced in France circa 1900. With two superimposed heads this jug is called Happy Sad because when the jug is full she is happy knowing her husband has not drunk all of the ale. When the jug is empty and turned upside down the man is sad because there is no more to drink.

Maker:

unknown

France

20th century France

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Height:

large

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Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900
Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900
Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900
Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900
Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900
Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900
Happy Sad double-sided porcelain pitcher - France circa 1900