Drinking Monkeys

Catalog No. 1198

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, figural lid (monkey), signed “TW”.

“Wird der Aff im Bierglas groß,
ist auch gleich der Teufel los!”

(If the monkey gets big in the beer glass,
all hell is about to break loose!)
“Auf dein Wohl!”
(To your health!)

As the text on this stein implies, monkeys (Affen), in Germany and elsewhere, are symbolic of drunkenness (monkey on one’s back).

Price Ranges
Full-color: $100-$150
Ltd-color: $90-$125

MG 1198
MG 1198

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