This German made Cherusker stein refers to the "Cherusci", an early German tribe. The scene depicted is a well-known Peter Duemler motif showing Hermann (also know as Hermann the German), a Cheruscan war lord, eloping with his bride Thusnelda following his victory over the Roman legions at the battle of Teutoburg Forest in 9 AD.
Deep cobalt blue background, hand painted relief details, facon pewter lid & stylized thumblift.
Limited Edition of 2,500 individually numbered beer steins Worldwide!
Height: approx. 12.75"
Volume: 1 Liter
Genuine "Old German" Beer Stein
Traditions are rekindled with this new series. The beer steins are reproduced according to still existing records and using the original patterns of the models created by Peter Duemler (1860-1907), one of the best-known artists of his time, more than a century ago. Each beer stein of this series is exclusive and is manufactured only in a limited number, a rare piece for lovers of historic drinking vessels and collectors all over the world.
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My second stein from germansteins.com. Beautifully crafted with exquisite details. Needless to say, I'm very happy with this acquisition.