Heidelberg

Catalog No. 2277

Pottery, etched, 0.3L/0.25L, 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.

Three different steins carry this number. The other two depict Nuremberg and Wartburg.

Price Range: $150-$225

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2277
Mettlach 2277

 
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