Munich Child

Catalog No. 5152

Stoneware, transfer, 1.0L, pewter lid, signed “FR” (Franz Ringer).

Text:
“Gruss aus München”
(Greetings from Munich)

This body style served as the base for a well-known series of Franz Ringer decorations featuring the Münchner Kindl (Munich Child), a long-standing symbol of the city. The Munich Child is depicted in this series as a participant in various occupations, images that also include ancient guild symbols. Currently known to exist are versions depicting the Munich Child as a brewer (right), as well as a painter (below), scholar/scientist, stone mason and musician.

Same model number found decorated as a figural Artillery Shell, as well as with various other Ringer images.

See also No. 5153.

Price Range: $300-$400

     
     
MR 5152
MR 5152

 
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