This 1950s Father Neptune has seen an adventure or two, including losing his seahorse – you might say, it flew off the handle!
Porcelain 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.
Fashioned by Shorter (Staffordshire) in England, marked with the Crown Devon stamp that was introduced before WWII.