Beautiful J & C Bavaria 1900 Hand Painted "Greek Goddess Aphrodite Rising From The Sea" 10-1/4" Portrait Vase
Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation. Her Roman equivalent is the goddess Venus. According to Homer's Iliad, she is the daughter of Zeus and Dione.
Because of her beauty, other gods feared that their rivalry over her would interrupt the peace among them and lead to war, so Zeus married her to Hephaestus, who, because of his ugliness and deformity, was not seen as a threat. Aphrodite had many lovers—both gods, such as Ares, and men, such as Anchises. She played a role in the Eros and Psyche legend, and later was both Adonis's lover and his surrogate mother. Many lesser beings were said to be children of Aphrodite.
This is the most famous of all renditions of "Aphrodite" Rising from the Sea. The beautiful hand painted 10-1/4", Portrait of the Goddess, Vase displaying her overall beauty. The wonderful use of colors and outstanding artwork captures of the beauty of the Goddess.
The gorgeous Bavaria hand painted Portrait Vase of "Aphrodite" is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage.
The exquisite Hand Painted "Greek Goddess Aphrodite Rising From The Sea" Portrait Vase displays an early "J & C Bavaria" Mark.
The beautiful and alluring Vase will show exceptionally well wherever she is displayed.
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