Bearded Men

Catalog No. 523

Stoneware, relief, 1.5L, pewter lid.

The bearded man images surrounding this stein are no doubt intended to represent the mythical woodland Wild Man of Germanic folklore, a symbol of strength and endurance. Note that the beards in this case appear to made of oak leaves. The oak is the national tree of Germany, and has been a symbol of German culture since the days of the early Germanic tribes.

See also No. 521.

Price Range: $100-$150

     
     
RH 523
RH 523

 
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