Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800

Bacchus character jug produced in Staffordshire England circa 1800. 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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Staffordshire

England

19th century

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Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800
Bacchus character jug - Staffordshire circa 1800