“Gooseman of Nuremberg”

Catalog No. 2276

Pottery, etched and relief, 0.5L or 0.25L, inlaid lid.

This stein depicts the central figure in the Gänsemännchen Brunnen (Gooseman Fountain) which graces the courtyard of City Hall in Nuremberg (Nürnburg). The statue of the Gooseman was cast in solid bronze by Pankraz Labenwolf in the 16th century.

Typically found with an etched Bavarian shield inlay (below right). More rare is the figural lion inlay found on the 0.5L size only.

Price Ranges
0.5L, lion inlay: $500-$650
0.5L, shield inlay: $250-$350
0.25L: $175-$250

0.25L
0.25L
Shield Lid Inlay
Shield Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2276 (0.5L)
Mettlach 2276 (0.5L)

 
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