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    Posted 10 months ago

    vintagelamp
    (792 items)

    Antique 19th C Staffordshire Ceramic Bacchus Head Wedding Jug Recently Purchased

    Rare Staffordshire pottery wine wedding jug. Molded in the form of Bacchus. Known as the "Green Man" throughout 18th and 19th century. His hair is adorned as foliage.. His lock of hair also serves as a handle for holding. It has a small spout as one of his hair locks in the front of his head for the more genteel pouring and a glut spout on the side for the passing around in male company.

    One of these appeared in the Granada Series "Sherlock Holmes" (Jeremy Brett) in the episode entitled "The Speckled Band."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vyyolOG0Cw

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    1. bobby725 bobby725, 10 months ago
      Boy, if I sat one of these out to display my wife would pack up and git! Hmmm!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 10 months ago
      Wow, exceptional piece of pottery VL.
      This is incredibly well modeled and weirdly attractive.
      I imagine it's use was for bucks night? The lut spout was probably more often used :))
    3. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 10 months ago
      bobby725, No. She would fall in love with it within seconds :)

      racer, I love it. It will sit in my "Sherlock Room" with all the other weird stuff. Yes, the glut spout was used so much that the cork is long gone.
    4. bobby725 bobby725, 10 months ago
      LOL! Sorry vintagelamp, not my wife!
    5. melaniej melaniej, 10 months ago
      You know I absolutely love this piece.
      I imagine sitting in your Sherlock room and seeing all the amazing pieces. Wonderful piece!!!
    6. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 10 months ago
      melaniej,
      Thank you! I believe one either loves or hates this piece. Thanks for joining the right side :)

    7. iggy iggy, 8 months ago
      Ceramic Chia Pet! LOL
    8. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 8 months ago
      iggy,
      I will never look at it in the same way...

      Keramikos,
      Jeremy Brett was the greatest! Yes, I do have a Persian slipper filled with tobacco.
      Thank you!!!

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