Good Antique Condition with just a little bit of colour loss on the tongue as expected. 4.25 inches (11cm) width approx.It has been suggested:'He's a bitters dispenser. He was filled with bitters through the hole at his bottom, a finger is then placed on the hole, a tilt brought the bitters to the head, and gentle shaking allowed the bitters to drip down his extended curved tongue into the drink', (please note the figure is holding a bottle so certainly a plausible idea). Certainly as he has suggested it is some sort of executive antique toy. The piece is certainly extremely unusual and probably unique. The item "A rare & unique antique comic novelty pottery Jester Bitters Dropper curio 19thC" is in sale since Saturday, January 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Date-Lined Ceramics\c. The seller is "savergreen" and is located in London.
This item can be shipped worldwide.