Antique figural humidor in the form a jester's head. The jester is wearing what looks like a dunce's hat decorated with a smiling sun and a donkey's head on the front and a cow's head and a bird on the back. The jester is wearing a ruffled collar. The jester has a nice colored face is beautiful flesh tone and has yellow colored pupils and dark brown center. He is smiling with his eyes wide opened. This porcelain or pottery jar is glazed in very vivid colors and shows great detail. The man is smiling; his mouth is open showing his teeth and red lips. His hat is pink reddish in color and is set on his head with the point to the top and pointed ends on each side of his head. The entire piece is made of pottery and the top of the hat is the lid.
Mid to late 1800s
Size: ~4" by 4" at the base and ~6 5/8" at its highest. Bottom impressed "57" and "3648".
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