“K.H. Wolf”

Catalog No. (X12)

Porcelain, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid, lithophane (Germania statue).

Text:
“Lieber alles dulden und alles wagen
als feige am Heil seines Volkes verzagen.”

(Better to endure all and dare everything,
than to cowardly despair for the welfare of ones people.)

Karl Hermann Wolf (1862-1941) was a leader in the German nationalist movement of the late 19th/early 20th centuries.

Germania (lithophane) is an ancient symbol personifying the strength, unity and liberty of Germanic peoples. The depiction here is taken from the Niederwalddenkmal, a monument erected near Rudesheim on the Rhine River following the Franco-Prussian War in commemoration of the founding of the German Empire.

Price Range: $200-$300

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