French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles

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French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles

French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles
This is a superb large Gothic jardiniere or planter with the trio of SATYR BACCHUS heads. The satyr is a mythological character with long, pointed ears, lippy lips, goats beard, small horns growing from his forehead, a hairy human body. Among the Greeks and Romans, this monstrous half-god is often, like the fauns , pictured with goats feet. The satyr is usually represented with the god of the vine and the wine Dionysus (Bacchus), or the god Pan. According to this theme of bacchanalia, it is often found in the company of a sleeping nymph or with a goat. Its attributes are thyrse, cutting or pipeaux. The artists frequently made satyr statues, alone or in groups. His mask or figure can also be found in antique-inspired decorative objects, especially during the 16th and 17th centuries. See attached photos of satyr statuettes forming the coves of a vase in the park of the Palace of Versailles. A large Gothic planter with wonderful decoration of. Bacchus is represented with horns, and surrounded by vine or ivy. Heads with horns and around the circumference a chain. It has an overall height of about 4.92inches. The item “French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles” is in sale since Sunday, August 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French”. The seller is “laremisederemi” and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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French Antique 17thC Glazed Pottery Faience Satyr Bacchus Palace of Versailles

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