Oktoberfest München — 2014

Description: Stoneware, transfer, 1.0L, relief pewter lid or unlidded.
Artist: Christa Bichlmeier (Munich, Germany)
Manufacturer: Rastal

The lid relief depicts Hans Steyrer (1848-1906), “The Bavarian Hercules”, who is credited with being able to lift a 500 pound stone weight with a single finger. Steyrer was also a Munich restaurant owner and served as Oktoberfest host from 1879 to 1903, during which time he is credited with initiating the tradition of a lavish entry of restaurateurs and brewers in the parade that now signals the beginning of each Oktoberfest.

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

     
     

 
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