Marianne - Onnaing character jug

Marianne majolica character jug by Onnaing model number 763. Marianne is the national symbol of the French Republic an allegory of liberty and reason. Depicted as a young woman wearing a Phrygian or liberty cap the blue white and red coloring of the jug represent the colors of the French flag. The red and blue colors of Marianne's dress and cap are rarely found reversed.

Maker:

Onnaing

France

1900-1915

763

Model:

Majolica

Height:

10 1/2"

large

Marianne - Onnaing character jug
Marianne - Onnaing character jug
Marianne - Onnaing character jug
Marianne - Onnaing character jug
Marianne - Onnaing character jug
Marianne - Onnaing character jug
Marianne - Onnaing character jug