Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920

Bacchus character jug produced by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons of Stoke-on-Trent England circa 1920. 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:

Josiah Wedgwood

England

circa 1920

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Height:

large

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Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920
Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920
Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920
Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920
Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920
Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920
Bacchus character jug - Wedgwood circa 1920