Madame Poivrot majolica character jug produced by Thulin of Belgium circa 1920. Madame Poivrot is a pair with her husband Monsieur Poivrot. Together they are the town's notorious boozers. Constantly in each other's company, the warily eye each other wondering if their spouse is sneaking a drink without them. Their surname Poivrot translates from French as boozer or drunkard. Madame and Monsieur Poivrot were designed by Charles Ruchot as a pair and examples can be found with his name incised.