Catalog No. 17
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.5L, pewter lid.
“Und sie tranken noch eins ehe sie gingen.”
(And they drank one more before they left.)
The Battle of Teutoburg Forest (9 A.D.), a recurring theme in the art of Peter Dümler, was a major defeat for the Roman Empire, resulting the annihilation of three Roman legions and permanently halting Roman expansion into territories east of the Rhine River.
See also Nos. 16, 57, 310 and 332.