Grotesques with Oak Branches

Catalog No. 32

Stoneware, relief, 0.75L, pewter lid.

This design was copied from an actual Renaissance period piece, one of some forty-two Renaissance replicas first manufactured by Merkelbach in the early 1900s and reproduced regularly thereafter. These items were numbered 1 through 42, duplicating numbers applied to earlier Merkelbach offerings.

The oak is the national tree of Germany, and has been a symbol of German culture since the days of the early Germanic tribes.

Same model number applied to a stein depicting a Drinking Society.

See also Nos. 11 and 20.

Price Range: $100-$150

RM 32
RM 32

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