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Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905

Marianne majolica character jug produced by Onnaing of France circa 1905, 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 in a reversed colorway. Photo of reversed colorway courtesy of Nicolas Tassin.

Maker:

Onnaing

France

1900-1915

763

Model #:

Majolica

character jug

Size:

large

Height:

10 1/2"

Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905
Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905
Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905
Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905
Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905
Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905
Marianne character jug - Onnaing circa 1905
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