“Prince Otto von Bismarck”

Catalog No. 75

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
“Wir Deutsche fürchten Gott, u. sonst nichts in der Welt.”
(We Germans fear God, and otherwise nothing else in the world.)
“Ein treuer deutscher Diener Kaiser Wilhelm I.”
(A faithful German servant to Emperor Wilhelm I.)

Otto von Bismarck (1815-98) was known as the “Iron Chancellor” and is generally acknowledged as having been the prime mover in unifying the German states under a single ruler (Wilhelm I) and in the rise of Germany as a great European power.

The first text line (Wir Deutsche....) is taken from a speech given by Bismarck to the German Reichstag on February 6, 1888. The second is the inscription on his sarcophagus.

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

MR 75
MR 75

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