“Book Spines for Theologians”

Catalog No. 2001I

Pottery, etched and relief, 0.5L, inlaid lid.
Design attributed to O. Hupp.

Text (lid):
“Die Wartburg”
(The Wartburg [castle])

Martin Luther, the famed 16th century Protestant reformer, was declared an outlaw by the Emperor Karl V in 1521 and, for his own safety, he was brought to the Wartburg, where he lived incognito for ten months during the years 1521 and 1522, calling himself Junker Jörg (Knight George).

Ninth in series of eleven (2001A-2001L).

For more information on the series see The Mettlach Book Steins .

Price Range: $650-$800

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
Mettlach 2001I
Mettlach 2001I

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