This vintage figural mustard jar was made by DeForest of California in the mid-1950s.
He measures approx. 4 1/2 inches high and 4 inches wide.
De Forest operated in California from 1950 through 1970. On the bottom it is signed DeForest of California, handpainted. It also has a (C) but no date. DeForest was known for creating human type heads as well as whimsical heads. There is an opening on the side of the head for a spoon to be inserted.
He is in excellent condition. The ceramic body has some fine crazing typical of vintage pottery items. No chips, cracks, or repairs. This is a wonderful example of the whimsical mid-century household decorative items.
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