“Wm. Tell, Gessler, Knights and Swiss Villagers”

Catalog No. 243

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

The scene on the left side of this stein shows William Tell being arrested in 1307 by Hermann Gessler, the Vogt (bailiff) of Altdorf, a precursor to the famous incident where Tell shoots and arrow through an apple resting on his son’s head, which is depicted in the remainder of the design.

See also No. 227.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $75-$100
Ltd-color: $60-$80

DB 243
DB 243

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