Soldiers Clasping Hands

Catalog No. 5307

Stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

�Wir halten fest u. treu zusammen.�
(We hold firm and true together.)

Both the text and graphics on this stein speak to a military alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary, created by treaty in 1879 and remaining in effect through the end of World War I. The central image depicts the friendship between an Austrian and a German soldier. Side images depict Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph (1830-1916, below left) and German Emperor Wilhelm II (1859-1941, below right).

See also No. 5310.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $150-$225
Ltd-color: $125-$175

MR 5307
MR 5307

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