Catalog No. 197
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 3.0L, pewter or figural set-on lid.
“Die Hermannschlacht im Teutoburger Wald, 9 n. CH”
(Hermann’s Battle in Teutoburg Forest, 9 A.D.)
Text reference is to the leader of the German tribes in the Battle of Teutoburg Forest (9 A.D.), a major defeat for the Roman Empire, resulting the the annihilation of three Roman legions and permanently halting Roman expansion into territories east of the Rhine River.
The figural set-on lids depicts an enthroned Jupiter, ruler of the Gods.
See also No. 99.
Price Ranges (Add 20% for figural lid.)