“View of Wartburg”

Catalog No. 2403

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text (lid):
“Ein’ feste Burg ist unser Gott.”
(A mighty fortress is our God.)

Text is the title of a hymn written and set to music by Martin Luther in 1529. Luther was declared an outlaw by the Emperor Karl V in 1521 and, for his own safety, he was brought to the Wartburg, a castle in Eisenach, Thuringia, where he lived incognito for ten months during the years 1521 and 1522, calling himself Junker Jörg (Knight George).

A smaller (0.3L/0.25L) version of this stein carries mold No. 2277.

Price Range: $250-$350

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
Mettlach 2403
Mettlach 2403

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