Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880

Musketeer faience character jug produced by Desvres circa 1880. The musketeer was a type of soldier equipped with a musket. Musketeers were an important part of early modern warfare particularly in Europe as they normally comprised the majority of their infantry. He is marked with the initials HL.

Maker:

Desvres

France

circa 1880

Model:

Faience

Height:

Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880
Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880
Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880
Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880
Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880
Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880
Musketeer character jug - Desvres circa 1880