“Schützenliesel”

Catalog No. 868

Pottery, relief (tapestry), 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Im Wein ist Wahrheit nicht allein,
im Bier soll auch ein bischen sein.”

(Truth is not in wine alone,
there should also be a little in beer.)

A Schützenliesel was a waitress at German shooting matches (Schützenfeste), which were popular social events during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The image on this stein is taken from an 1881 painting by Friedrich von Kaulbach (below left).

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

 
     
RH 868
RH 868

 
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