“Wine Earned by Crusaders and Monks”

Catalog No. 2122

Stoneware, etched, 3.8L, inlaid lid, signed by H. Schlitt.

Text:
”Eberbach Johannisberg” (lid)
(A Cistercian cloister in the Rheingau founded in 1135)
“Kreuzfahrer brachte an des Rheines Strand den Rebenstock aus heil’gem Land
doch die Blume des Weines in lieblicher Pracht erst die Kloster Kelter hat sie ans Licht gebracht.”

(Crusaders brought the vines from the Holy Land to the Rhine River’s shores
but the flower of the wine in sweet splendor was only brought to light by the monastery wine press.)

Price Range: $2,500-$3,100

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2122
Mettlach 2122

 
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