A rare Art Deco Royal Doulton miniature clip cast miniature Marriage Day jug designed by Harry Simeon and dating from around 1925. The jug was produced in a series of sizes and depicts two faces when inverted. This the miniature example Is relief modelled with the face of a lady wearing a hat with the same image seen when the jug is inverted. A loop handle is attached and the jusg is decorated in white, blue and brown slip with naturalistic colors applied to the lady’s face. In its normal presentation The jug portrays an unhappy face with the title AFTER MARRIAGE however this changes to a happy face when inverted and that titled MARRIAGE DAY. The jug is numbered 8595.
Provenance: from the private collection of a gentleman.
The handle to the jug has been professionally restored but in good condition.