“Hermann Abducts Thusnelda”

Catalog No. 586

Pottery, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.

“Hermann” (or “Arminius” as he was known to the Romans) was the leader of the German tribes in their crushing victory over three Roman legions in the 9 A.D. Battle of Teutoburg Forest. One side of this stein (right) shows Herman eloping with his woman Thusnelda following the battle. Her father Segest, who had promised Thusnelda to another tribal leader, is shown on the opposite side (below) swearing revenge.

See also No. 117.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $190-$125

 
     
DB 586
DB 586

 
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