136. French Grand Tour Bronze Ormolu Tankard Bacchanalian Revel Banquet 19Ct


An Absolutely Stunning French Ormolu & Bronze Tankard of medium proportions and heavy gauge quality, last half of the Nineteenth Century 

The hinged dome shaped cover with acorn capped finial above a cylindrical body which is cast in high relief depicting a continuous decorative scene of a Bacchanalian Revel Banquet, attended by a Cherub holding grapes, ending on a reeded ormolu spreading base. The “S” scroll handle mounted with a Caryatid figure of a female.  

Condition: Superb, no imperfections. This piece has been professionally re-gold plated and bronze patinated. Handle is a little loose 

Diameter: 4.25” (11cm). Height: (entire) 8.5" (21.5cm).