Bismarck and Germania

Catalog No. 9

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Das Reich errungen mit dem Schwert,
im Frieden haltet’s hoch und werth.”

(The Empire won by the sword,
in peace hold it high and with honor.)

The central image on this stein depicts German Chancelor Otto von Bismarck, in the guise of a blacksmith, handing a newly forged sword to Germania, an ancient symbol personifying the strength, unity and liberty of Germanic peoples. Shield seen in the lower left displays the German imperial eagle.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $150-$225
Ltd-color: $125-$175

     
     
MR 9
MR 9

 
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