1 Architectural Hand Painted Gilt Bronzed Ancient Greek God Bacchus Wall Plaque



2020-06-11 17:59:17

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  • 1 Fine Architectural Ancient Greek God Classical Hand Painted Gilt Bronzed Stone Relief Bacchus God Home Garden Wall Interior Exterior Display Plaque.  
  • Bacchus was the Roman god of agriculture & wine also fertility.
  • Having rather stunning relief detail of Bacchus with maidens, men & child also a peacock bird & a dog surrounded by grapes & vines.  
  • Featuring shellfish, cherub holding a harp & death in the background. 
  • Bacchus was the child of Jupiter whose Greek name is Zeus and Semele, a human whom Juno whose Greek name is Hera Tricked into asking to see Jupiter as he really was.  
  • Since she was a mortal, she was burned up by the sight of Jupiter in his divine form. 
  • So Jupiter sewed the infant Bacchus into his thigh, and gave birth to him nine months later. 
  • As a child, Bacchus was tutored by Silenus, who was a great lover of wine and often had to be carried on the back of a donkey. 
  • Before he took his place at Olympus, Bacchus wandered the world for many years going as far as India to teach people how to grow vines. 
  • A wonderful gift to display in your home or garden area. 
  • Superb feature for a tv film theatre prop shop.
  • Cast made from the finest composite stone. 
  • Circa 21st century 1 year old. 
  • It has been beautifully hand painted by an artist to create a gilt bronzed verdigris colour finish. 
  • Having been clear varnished making it waterproof & frostproof.  
  • With metal hanging bracket on the back ready to display indoors or outside. 
  • Offered in fine used condition. 
  • Having minor imperfections with being cast moulded made. 
  • International worldwide shipping is available via ebay's global shipping programme. 
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send us a message. 
  • Cash upon collection is welcome.                                               
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**Dimensions in inches & centimetres approx** 
10.5" High (27cm  
16" Width (41cm)    
 1.57" thickness 4cm                                                                                                                                 
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