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Architectural Hand Painted Gilt Bronzed Ancient Greek God Bacchus Wall Plaque
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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.
- Great Christmas present.
- 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.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres approx
10.5" High (27cm
16" Width (41cm)
1.57" thickness 4cm