Holy Roman Eagle with Saying

Catalog No. 1102

Pottery, threaded relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

“Ein kluger Zecher steckt sich fein den Schlüssel vom Haus früh Morgens ein.”
(A clever drinker pockets the house key early in the morning.)

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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