Susan Silver Antiques

413.229.8169
Susan Silver Antiques
755 North Main Street, Route 7
PO Box 621
Sheffield, Massachusetts 01257
Phone: (413) 229-8169
Fax: (413) 229-9069
susan@susansilverantiques.com
English Very Rare Pottery Bacchus & Ceres Jug, Circa 1810 Full Size Image Rollover to Zoom
English Very Rare Pottery Bacchus & Ceres Jug, Circa 1810 English Very Rare Pottery Bacchus & Ceres Jug, Circa 1810 English Very Rare Pottery Bacchus & Ceres Jug, Circa 1810 English Very Rare Pottery Bacchus & Ceres Jug, Circa 1810 English Very Rare Pottery Bacchus & Ceres Jug, Circa 1810

English Very Rare Pottery Bacchus & Ceres Jug, Circa 1810

Rare Bacchus and Ceres hand-painted polychromed pottery jug with a humorous coat of arms: A crescent moon, a six-pointed star, a punch bowl and lantern within a red shield, topped by an owl standing on a wine barrel.   Ceres holds a sheaf of wheat in one hand and a scythe in the other; Bacchus, wearing a leopard skin, holds a bunch of grapes in one hand and a glass in the other.  Along side the handle are two large initial “G”s. The Motto: In Nocte lae Tamur.  “We rejoice in the night.”  Originally designed as a tobacco paper for John Hainson, Bell Yard, Temple Bar.

  • English Circa 1810
  • Height: 9" | Width: 9.5" | Depth: 8"
  • Item #6944
  • Price: $2,200
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