Catalog No. 1183
Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
Shown here with figural “Raupenhelm” lid (add 25%).
“Frohen Sinn’s u. treu, ohne Furcht u. Scheu,
im Kampf wie Stahl so hart, das ist der Deutschen Lebensart.”
(A cheerful disposition and loyal, without fear and shyness,
in battle as hard as steel, that is the German way of life.
The “Raupenhelm” (caterpillar helmet) has a long history dating back to ancient times, but was last worn by Bavarian light cavalry (Jäger) units between 1843 and 1866.
See also Nos. 1204 and 1232.