Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820

Bacchus salt glazed stoneware character jug produced in England circa 1820. 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

England

circa 1820

Model #:

Stoneware

character jug

medium

Size:

Height:

5"

Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820
Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820
Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820
Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820
Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820
Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820
Bacchus stoneware character jug - England circa 1820