Father Neptune Toby Jug

This 1950s Father Neptune has seen an adventure or two, including losing his seahorse – you might say, it flew off the handle!

Father Neptune_124921Porcelain jug (17 cm tall)

Haggled over good naturedly with Terry at the Shakespeare Society of America, it’s a tale worth retelling. Neptune, once royal master of winds and storms, now rests easy with his best side facing forward.

Father Neptune_Shorter_Crown Devon_153849

Fashioned by Shorter (Staffordshire) in England, marked with the Crown Devon stamp that was introduced before WWII.

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