Covered urn of solid light blue jasper with white jasper relief resting on a square plinth decorated with anthemion motifs the foot with acanthus leaves the lower body with modified egg and dart decoration and the main body with the relief scene of six Bacchanalian boys in a landscape on one side they are gathering grapes in baskets on the other they are drinking wine with a band of grapevines and leaves below the edge and egg and dart motifs on the edge with a band of laurel leaves and berries just below the lip the conforming cover with stiff leaf motifs and a pinecone finial

Covered Urn, Bacchanalian Boys


About 1880