Ancient Warriors

Catalog No. 1150

Pottery, relief, 0.25L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Des Lebens Sonnenschein ist trinken und fröhlich sein.”
(The sunshine of life is drinking and being happy.)

The repeating portraits on this stein most likely represent Achilles and Agamemnon, popular subjects in Renaissance art, and two of the principal protagonists in the Iliad, Homer’s epic poem set during the ten-year Trojan War.

See also Nos. 231, 410 and 423.

Price Range: $35-$50

     
     
RM 1150
RM 1150

 
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