This "Father Neptune" stands a full 10" tall. He is a very fanciful figure, holding his trident in one hand and a lobster in the other. There is a starfish by the bottom of his body which looks very much like a fish! There is a very pleasant looking fish or dolphin wrapped around the base. The handle is a large seahorse. All of this is hand-painted and brightly colored.
Country of Origin: England.
Maker: Shorter & Son, Ltd
Marks: In green underglaze: "Genuine Staffordshire Hand-Painted Shorter & Son, Ltd England"
Raised lettering on base: "Father Neptune Shorter England"
Condition: Some expected crazing. No losses or cracks. All told, Very Good Condition.
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