“Rodenstein”

Catalog No. 2634

Stoneware, cameo, 2.55L, figural inlaid lid (tower roof), signed by J. Stahl.

This stein honors Josef Viktor von Scheffel (1826-1886), pictured at the top of the arch above the center scene. The three scenes surrounding the stein are taken from von Scheffel’s famous series of “Rodensteinliedern” (Rodenstein Songs), including: “Rodenstein” (right), a very serious drinker who donates an entire town to Heidelberg University; “Perkeo” (below left), the legendary dwarf of Heidelberg castle; and “Hildebrand and Hadubrand” (below right), the tragic father and son warriors.

Master stein to No. 2652.

Price Range: $700-$900

     
     
Mettlach 2634
Mettlach 2634

 
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