Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910

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Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910

Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910
This is a rare large Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET (or Pitcher) a SEATED PANTALOON in Antique French Faience. The subject matter includes a whimsical jester or Pantaloon seated on a plinth with a patterned costume including a ruffled collar, breeches, and a cap. There is a large rear handle. Jug is modeled in deep relief- t. He modeling, decorating, and glaze are well done with typical colors of Desvres pottery: creamy white background decorated with varying shades of blue, green, iron red, and magenta. The bottom underside is glazed; the foot rim is unglazed. This is old French Art Pottery, made in the Desvres region of France circa 19 10. Dimensions (in inches): 11.0 Tall X 6. 0 Wide X 9. Weight 3 Lb s. The estimated date is circa 19 1 0. Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET is in very good condition. Ondition status includes minimal normal wear and rubbing, typical crazing, minor glaze losses, firing flaws, and fretting. Overall, this work is sound, having no chips, cracks, or major defects, and having had no apparent repairs or restorations. Please note this is not Quimper or Nevers faience, but Desvres fine French art pottery. Desvres style fine country French art pottery. This style includes production techniques whereby tin glazes and decorations are applied and worked in stages upon a modeled terra cotta pottery form, and fired several times in a kiln. It is noted that. Is not inherently “perfect” – larger pieces were still. In this era and as such have marks like little dents in the pottery which are glazed over. This isn’t damage- this is part of the history of old pottery and how it was made. Please see all photos which are a part of this description. Please note; photos have been taken in indirect sunlight; therefore, reflections and lighting spots may appear, but do not necessarily indicate defects. Interested to sell one at a time, or as a group in a collection. Please bookmark this work; Listing Category and List Price are subject to change. The age quoted is an estimate based on form, design, research, and Sellers collecting experience. If you see something wrong in a listing, please send me a message and let me know and I will address the situation accordingly. The item “Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910″ is in sale since Sunday, May 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French”. The seller is “fleurman” and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Original/ Reproduction: Original
  • Country/Region of Origin: France
  • Age: Circa 1910
  • Primary Material: Faience Pottery
  • Weight: 3 Lbs., 11.5 Oz.
  • Style: Desvres
  • Material: Pottery
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Dimensions: 11.0 Tall X 6.0 Wide X 9.6 Deep
  • Maker: French Potters
  • Object Type: Pitcher
  • Color: White, blue, green, iron red, and magenta

Desvres JESTER TOBY JUG PICHET SEATED PANTALOON Antique French Faience, c. 1910

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