Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790

Bacchus character jug in porcelain produced by Derby circa 1790. 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.

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Derby

England

18th century

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Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790
Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790
Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790
Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790
Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790
Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790
Bacchus character jug - Derby circa 1790