Munich Child on Barrel

Catalog No. 6149

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“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. 1867 and 1868.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

     
     
MR 6149
MR 6149

 
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