“Heidelberg Castle”

Catalog No. 5358

Pottery, relief, 0.125L, 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, 2001, 5013, 5014, 5375, 5396 and 6098.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $15-$20
Ltd-color: $10-$15

MR 5358
MR 5358

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