Beer Barrel with Munich Child

Catalog No. 5116

Pottery or stoneware, figural, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

“Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt’s.”
(Hops and malt, may God preserve them.)

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.

Base marked “Gbr G/N” (Goldschmidt Brothers, a Nuremberg finishing shop and distributor).

See also Nos. 676, 5113 and 5114.

Price Range: $90-$125

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
MR 5116
MR 5116

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