Bacchanalian Boys Earred Plate
Wedgwood Black on Cane Jasperware
A Wedgwood cane jasperware earred plate with black lines and detailed applique featuring a young Bacchus holding his thyrsus (fennel staff) whilst being held aloft.
Bacchus, the son of Jupiter, was the Roman god of agriculture, wine and fertility. He carried a pinecone-topped fennel staff, and was often followed by Satyrs (goat-footed mythical creatures) and Maenads (mad and demented women).
The display plate measures approximately 7 1/2 inches plus the ears and is stamped 'Wedgwood Made in England' on the back.
The plate has been previously owned, it is first quality and is in excellent condition.
There are 2 sets of this item available.