Hermann Abducts Thusnelda

Catalog No. 1328

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.
Original artwork attributed to Peter D�mler.
Edition: 10,000

A 1990 Thewalt catalog calls this piece a �Cherusker-Krug� (Cheruscan Stein), referring to the �Cherusci�, an early German tribe. In this well-known scene originally created by Peter D�mler, Hermann, a Cheruscan war lord, is seen �abducting� (�eloping with� would be more accurate) his future bride Thusnelda following his major victory as leader of an alliance of German tribes over three Roman legions at the Battle of Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $25-$40
Ltd-color: $15-$25

AJT 1628
AJT 1628

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