Drinker Raising Boot

Catalog No. 1083

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, pewter lid.

The “§11” appearing on the shield in the central image makes reference to the Bier-Comment (beer code) of Heidelberg University, which begins with paragraph 11. Paragraphs 1 through 10 are left blank and are generally presumed to be the Biblical ten commandments. Paragraph 11 of the Heidelberg code reads: “Es wird fortgesoffen,” which is often (if loosely) translated as “Keep on drinking.”

Price Range: $125-$175

RH 1083
RH 1083

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