Catalog No. 2001
Pottery, relief, 0.25L, pewter lid.
Side images include Heidelberg castle�s 58,100-gallon royal wine keg, purportedly the largest wooden barrel in the world, as well as Perkeo, an 18th-century dwarf who served as both court jester and keeper of the royal keg. Despite his size, he was reportedly quite a prodigious drinker and, according to legend, his death came about when he mistakenly drank a glass of water.
See also Nos. 2000, 5013, 5014, 5358, 5375, 5396 and 6098.