Oktoberfest München — 2004

Description: Stoneware, transfer, 1.0L, relief pewter lid or unlidded.
Artist: Peter Junge and George Schatz (Munich, Germany)
Manufacturer: Rastal

The lid relief depicts Helene Sedlmayer (1813-1898) and is the first in a series taken from the Schönheitengalerie (Gallery of Beauties), thirty-six portraits of beautiful women gathered by Bavarian King Ludwig I to decorate the southern pavilion of Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, where they remain on display today. Helene was a Munich cobbler’s daughter who had come to the palace to deliver toys ordered by the queen. Original portrait by court painter Joseph Karl Stieler.

Price Ranges
Lidded: $25-$40
Unlidded: $15-$25


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