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Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920

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.

Maker:

Thulin

Belgium

circa 1920

2096

Model #:

Majolica

character jug

large

Size:

Height:

8 3/4"

Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920
Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920
Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920
Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920
Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920
Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920
Madame Poivrot character jug - Thulin circa 1920
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