Battle Scene

Catalog No. 197

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 3.0L, pewter or figural set-on lid.

Text:
“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.)
Full-color: $350-$450
Ltd-color: $300-$400

     
     
DB 197
DB 197

 
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