Munich Souvenir

Catalog No. 579

Pottery, relief, 0.125L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Gruss aus München”
(Greetings from Munich)
“Füllen und leeren, nimmer entbehren.”
(Fill up and empty, never be without it.)
“Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt’s.”
(Hops and malt, may God preserve them.)

Created as the coat-of-arms or archival seal of Munich in 1239, the centrally depicted Münchner Kindl (Munich Child) has evolved from a hooded monk standing in front of Munich’s gate to a charming child and symbol of the city.

See also Nos. 544 and (R49).

Price Range: $25-$40

     
     
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