“The Thirsty Knight” 1L
Rare 1L Bier stein by Heinrich Schlitt – German ceramic factory Mettlach, Villeroy Boch
Etched design of “The Thirsty Knight” – Der Durstige Ritter incised on the front. It has a conical inlay lid in the form of a castle turret and a figural thumb lift of a knight blowing a horn and holding a halberd. The three panels on the body of the stein depict knights in various poses, the left standing with his sword, the center panel seated and looking forward with a dog, and on the right panel, the knight riding off on his horse.
Catalog. number 2382
Dated Circa 1890
Condition Excellent with no chips, cracks or crazing.
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