Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890

Squire faience large character jug produced by Desvres 1890. Squires were gentlemen who usually lived at the village manor house and owned an estate including the village with the villagers being his tenants. Note the lion head at the top of the handle. He is marked with the initials AP.

Maker:

Desvres

France

circa 1890

Model:

Faience

Height:

large

Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890
Squire large character jug - Desvres circa 1890