Nuremberg Tower

Catalog No. 5216

Pottery, figural, 0.5L, figural pewter lid (tower roof), marked �F&M/N.�

�Gruss aus N�rnberg�
(Greetings from Nuremberg)

The building that served as the model for this stein is the landmark Frauenturm, a defensive tower constructed in the 16th century at Nuremberg�s main gate.

Hans Sachs, pictured in one of the side inserts (below), was a shoemaker, poet and German master singer. He is remembered today largely as a result of being cast as the leading character in Richard Wagner�s opera, Die Meistersinger von N�rnberg (The Master Singers of Nuremberg). On the opposite side is a Nuremberg cityscape.

�F&M/N� is the mark of Felsenstein & Mainser, a Nuremberg finishing shop and distributor.

See also Nos. 1190, 5063, 5208, 5209, 5217 and 6019.

Price Range: $100-$150

MR 5216
MR 5216

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