Edelweiss Shield with Mountain Climbing Gear

Catalog No. 1268

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Owing to its ability to grow in harsh mountain climates, the Edelweiss has come to symbolize the courage of mountain climbers. During World War II, the hearty flower was particularly associated with German mountain infantry (Gebirgsjäger) troops, who often dared treacherous climbs to pick them to wear on their uniforms.

Price Range: $175-$250

     
     
RM 1268
RM 1268

 
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