“Hildegund Refreshes the Wounded”

Catalog No. 2481

Pottery, etched, 1.4L, inlaid lid, signed by F. Quidenus.

The scene on this stein is drawn from a 10th century poem (Waltharius Manu Fortis). It depicts Hildegund, daughter of the King of Burgundy, serving wine to Walter, her fiancé and King of Aquitaine; Gunther, King of the Franks; and Hagen, a Frankish nobleman, following an epic battle in which all three were seriously wounded.

Price Range: $900-$1,200

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2481
Mettlach 2481

 
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