Gooseman of Nuremberg

Catalog No. 118

Porcelain, figural, 0.5L; lithophane (Nürnberg).

This stein is modeled after the central figure in the Gänsemännchen Brunnen (Gooseman Fountain) which graces the courtyard of City Hall in Nuremberg (Nürnburg). The statue of the Gooseman was cast in solid bronze by Pankraz Labenwolf in the 16th century. The Gooseman statue is also depicted in lithophane form at the bottom of No. 25.

Reproductions of this stein, some with markings similar to the originals, were made by Schierholz from about 1986 to 1995.

Price Ranges
Original: $550-$700
Reproduction: $200-$300

Lithophane
Lithophane
     
     
Schierholz 118
Schierholz 118

 
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