Large MEPHISTOPHELES Very Rare First Early Faced Character Jug. A highly sought after and rare Royal Doulton two faced character jug and extremely hard to find. It was issued in 1937 as one of the first two faced character jugs. Catalougue Value is stated at over 1200 GBP. MEPHISTOPHELES WAS THE TWO-FACED DEVIL WHO TEMPTED FAUST/DOCTOR FAUSTUS (in the respective plays by Goethe and Marlowe). ACCORDINGLY, HE WAS CHOSEN AS DOULTON’s FIRST DOUBLE-SIDED JUG, MODELLED by the LEGENDARY ARTISTS, CHARLES NOKE and. ISSUED in 1937, IT WAS IN PRODUCTION FOR NINE YEARS IN TWO VERSIONS, ONE WITH AND ONE WITHOUT A VERSE. THE VERSION OFFERED HERE HAS THE VERSE, WHICH IS THE RARER ITEM. This Character Jug is in excellent antique condition, with only a slight craze/crack line on the inside visible in pictures, This is a hard to find item priced to sell for collectors as well as investors. CHARLES NOKE, HARRY FENTON. We also Have many beautiful antique Royal Doulton, Royal Worcester, Coalport, Beswick, Moorcroft and other beautiful items for sale, please go through other listings, visit our shop and feel free to ask any questions. Our Items are great for gifts for various occasions like birthdays and Christmas. The item “RARE LARGE ROYAL DOULTON CHARACTER TOBY JUG MEPHISTOPHELES” is in sale since Tuesday, June 5, 2018. This item is in the category “Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Porcelain/China\Royal Doulton\Character/Toby Jugs”. The seller is “rizv_syeda” and is located in Durham. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Manufacturer/ Type: Royal Doulton
- Object Type: Character/Toby Jug
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Year of Manufacture: 1937-1948
- Collection: Rare