“Munich Child”

Catalog No. 789

Pottery, figural, 2.5L.

Text:
“So lang dadrunt am Platzl no’ steht das Hofbräuhaus
so lang geht den Münchener d’ Gemütlichkeit net aus.”

(So long as the Hofbräuhaus stands there in the square
the hospitality of the people of Munich will last.)

Created as the coat-of-arms or archival seal of Munich in 1239, the centrally depicted Münchner Kindl (Munich Child) has evolved from a hooded monk standing in front of Munich’s gate to a charming child and symbol of the city.

See also Nos. 1, 894, 895 and 905.

Price Range: $550-$700

     
     
RM 789
RM 789

 
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