Munich Child on Barrel

Catalog No. 1868

Pottery, etched, 1.0L, pewter lid.

“Ein guter Trunk, ein frisch Gesicht,
ein voller Beutel — mehr brauch ich nicht.”

(A good drink, a fresh face,
a full purse — I need nothing more.)

Created as the coat-of-arms or archival seal of Munich in 1239, the centrally depicted Münchner Kindl (Munich Child) has evolved from a hooded monk standing in front of Munich’s gate to a charming child and symbol of the city.

See also Nos. 1867 and 6149.

Price Range: $125-$175

MR 1868
MR 1868

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