The Artful Dodger is a character in the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist. Dodger is a pickpocket, so called for his skill and cunning in that respect. The nickname "Artful Dodger" is still commonly used to refer to someone who is good at avoiding responsibility or the consequences of his or her actions. The Bowl is approx 7.5"/19 cm in diameter at the rim and 1.5"/4 cm tall. There are no cracks or crazing. The colors are wonderful.
Royal Doulton D5175 A Artful Dodger Circa 1920's - 1930's