Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900

Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure double-sided majolica character jug produced by Saint-Clement of France circa 1900. Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure translates as John who Laughs, John who Cries. This jug brings to life the French tale of Jean, a everyday fellow who experiences sudden and unexpected mood swings, one minute laughing heartily and the next sobbing. This is a rare pitcher that is known in a larger size. It can also be found in a white colorway.

Maker:

Saint-Clement

France

circa 1900

391 2

Model #:

Majolica

Height:

7 3/4"

medium

Size:

Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900
Jean Qui Rit, Jean Qui Pleure character jug - Saint-Clement circa 1900