“Portrait of the Emperor”

Catalog No. 1909/1350

Pottery, transfer, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Gott mit uns.”
(God with us.)

Wilhelm II (1859-1941) succeeded his father, Friedrich III, and was crowned Emperor (Kaiser) of Germany in 1888. During his reign, Wilhelm II built up the German military machine and a naval fleet to rival that of Great Britain. He was forced to abdicate under the terms of the Armistice ending World War I.

See also No. 1909/1351.

Price Range: $350-$500

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Mettlach 1909/1350
Mettlach 1909/1350

 
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