a professional joker or "fool" at a royal court,
Picasso, Chagall, and Derain are but a few artists
whose paintings of jesters or harlequins delight my senses
while visiting museum exhibits.
Patience Brewster, Inc. ~ Image Used With Permission
Meet Josie, Joker of Hearts.
She is one of Patience Brewster's adorable creations.
Want to add her to your Christmas tree?
Don't forget, Patience Brewester
is hosting a Christmas in July
Instagram Contest. Details at the top of my sidebar.
Character or Toby jugs have
been produced since the 18th century.
The French refer to these as Jacquots.
This is my jester Jacquot made in Desvres.
He's perfect for a bookend, a bouquet,
or simply a smile!
I've never seen another piece like this one,
and never once regretted this purchase.
Jaure Japy Dinnerware, Paris
In honor of Alice in Wonderland's 150th birthday,
my friend Judy hosted an Alice themed dinner party
to celebrate my birthday this past January.
Harlequin Plates ~ Don't you love it?
A little harlequin for
our neighbors' dog, Sophia, too!
I hope you have a jester or
two or three in your life to keep