Dimensions: 20 x 47.5 cm. Martelé, repulsed and decorated with bacchanal scenes on each side. (with representation of the pan god, a fauna and a sacrificial goat). Bacchanals were religious festivals celebrated in ancient times. In the Greek and Roman world, bacchanals were feasts linked to the Dionysian mysteries in honor of the Bacchus or Dionysos gods, in which people drank without measure.
The organizing priests of the ceremony were called Bacchantes and the name was associated with the Roman orgies. The primitive cult was exclusively feminine and originated from the original cult of the pan god.
Beautiful lion-head handles holding a ring in the mouth. Note: one of the lion heads is pressed on the front part. Light shocks, bumps and scratches on the surface. Small holes on the bottom (easily repairable).You can find other items for sale on our website. Using several methods and platforms to sell our objects, the object may become unavailable and be prematurely removed from the sale. Do not delay if you are interested in a purchase! Thank you for taking a good look at the photos of the description. The photos are an integral part of the description. Most of the items on sale in our shop are. They are not new and are therefore sold in the state. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information. Not being a specialist in all areas of collection, if you need more photos, or if you have any questions, please contact us before the end of the auction or before making the immediate purchase. All our shipments include one.
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The item "Xix large gardener 48cm bacchanal scene fauna brass head lions cache pot" has been on sale since Thursday 10 June 2021. It is in the category "art, antiques\ objects of xixe and before". The seller is "artvierfr" and is located at/avallon.This item can be shipped to the following countries: European Union, Switzerland.