A German silver-mounted ivory tankard the oval barrel finely carved with the legend of William Tell, the ivory handle carved as a trophy of weapons emerging from a coronet above an eagle-headed fish, the finial carved as one of the three founding fathers (Eidgenossen) of the Swiss Confederation, the silver base rim and lid chased wth masks and shields below clusters of fruits Sotheby's
Oktoberfest is a festival that celebrates the most popular liquor in the world – the beer. This festival has undoubtedly originated in Germany, where beer and everything about it are celebrated. Drinking copious amount of beer is the way how the Germans celebrate anything and everything. So it does not come as a surprise that they made the wedding of one of their Princes, Prince Ludwig of Bavaria an occasion for revelry.The Oktoberfest started in 1810 when the Bavarian Prince, Prince Ludwig c...
Details: - Moscow Russia 3-D Stein - Thewalt 1893 Collection - 2500 limited edition - Each piece individually numbered on bottom - Handcrafted and handpainted in Germany - Made of stoneware with pewter lid - Approximately 11 inch tall (28cm) - .75 liter - This part number is for ONE stein. - This Thewalt stein is handcrafted and hand painted in the centuries old craft of stein making. Located in Germany's Western Forest, Thewalt is the oldest Stein Maker worldwide established in year 1893, Thewa