Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910

Penguin majolica toby jug produced by Desvres circa 1910 model 356. Relieved of nesting duties this penguin is waddling toward the ocean in search of his next meal. This is a rare jug. There are two known colorways of the Penguin. The colorway shown here is courtesy of Marysse Bottero.

Maker:

Desvres

France

circa 1910

356

Model:

Majolica

Height:

9"

large

Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910
Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910
Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910
Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910
Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910
Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910
Penguin toby jug - Desvres circa 1910