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Monsieur Poivrot majolica character jug produced by Thulin of Belgium circa 1920. Monsieur Poivrot is a pair with his wife Madame 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.
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