Holy Roman Eagle with Saying

Catalog No. 1099

Pottery, threaded relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

“Des Lebens Sonnenschein ist Trinken, Singen, Fröhlichsein.”
(The sunshine of life is drinking, singing and being happy.)

The double-headed eagle featured in this design was the heraldic symbol of the Holy Roman Empire, which existed in central Europe from 962 until 1806. The two heads, first seen in HRE heraldry circa 1250, represent church and state.

Price Range: $175-$250

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