Bacchus character jug - circa 1840

Bacchus character jug in Rockingham finish produced in Staffordshire England circa 1840. Bacchus is the Roman god of wine and intoxication. Around 200 BCE the Bacchanalia annual festival was held in his honor featuring excessive drinking orgies and criminal behavior.

Maker:

Staffordshire

England

19th century

Model:

Rockingham

Height:

Bacchus character jug - circa 1840
Bacchus character jug - circa 1840
Bacchus character jug - circa 1840
Bacchus character jug - circa 1840
Bacchus character jug - circa 1840
Bacchus character jug - circa 1840
Bacchus character jug - circa 1840