Regency terracotta Bacchic wine cooler  c 1820

Regency terracotta Bacchic wine cooler c 1820

A juicy & rare English Regency Davenport terracotta Bacchanalian wine cooler – rare & in essentially mint condition (a few tiny flea bites consistent with the subject)
Of joyful plump form, sensuously modelled, with a grinning Roman faun admidst fruiting vines. The terracotta body is porous, effective damp in a breeze to keep your champagne cool on a hot day on the loggia or verandah!
Impressed mark & anchor to base.
24cm high x 23cm across the Fauns
UK c 1820
Price inc GST $850

21 examples of Regency furniture & decorative arts, (mixed with a little architecture!), to please, tease & titillate, revealed over 21 days.
2020 marks the 250th Anniversary of the birth of Beethoven, and the 200th of the Prince Regent becoming King.
Regency design was produced in times of war, for pleasure.
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