Sculpture Bacchus and Amor

Description

Handcarved baroque wooden sculpture depicting the two accomplises Bacchus and Amor. Bacchus is wearing a grapevine in his hair and holds up a bunch of grapes. A jaguar skin is draped around his shoulder and in his left hand he holds a goblet. Bacchus walks arm in arm with Amor, who is holding a quiver in his right hand, presumabbly in his left hand there was an arrow, that is now missing.

This 18th century woodcarving was probably made in Germany. It is approx. 76 cm. heigh.

Condition: there are some reconstructions, among others the base on wich the winegod and god of love are standing is mostly of a later period. In addition, some pieces have been restored/replaced in the wood, there is a crack in the left foot of Bacchus.