“View of Heidelberg”

Catalog No. 1675

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text (lid):
“Alt Heidelberg du feine, du Stadt an Ehren reich,
am Neckar und am Rhein, keine andre kommt dir gleich.”

(Old Heidelberg you fine city, rich in honors,
on the Neckar and Rhine, no other can equal you.)

Text is taken from a poem honoring Heidelberg, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel and set to music in 1872 by Weise von Zimmerman.

This stein can be found both with and without a banner under the handle containing the dates 1386 to 1886, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the founding of the University of Heidelberg.

Price Range: $250-$350

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
Banner Detail
Banner Detail
     
Mettlach 1675
Mettlach 1675

 
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