Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860

Bacchus character jug produced in Portugal circa 1860. 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:

unknown

Portugal

circa 1860

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Height:

medium

Size:

Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860
Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860
Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860
Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860
Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860
Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860
Bacchus character jug - Portugal circa 1860