Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Antique German Beer Stein Hand Painted Battle of Teutoburg Forest Momument Ludwig Wessel Factory c.Description: This quite interesting antique beer stein was made in Germany in late 1890s. It is made of pottery with cream-colored glaze and hand-painted decorations. The decoration on this stein comes from a famous monument in Germany near Lippe (North Rhine-Westphalia). It is called Hermannsmonumet or Monument of Arminius. That monument commemorates the "Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, " where the Germanic leader Hermann of the Cherusci (or Latin: "Arminius"), who is shown here, annihilated three Roman legions ca. 30,000 men under the command of Publius Quinctilius Varus in 9 AD. Famous is the lament of Emperor Augustus after he heard of that catastrophic defeat:Vare, Vare redde mihi legiones meas. = Varus, Varus, give me my legions back.... The Romans never again tried to conquer the Germanic lands north of the river Rhine. (Many thanks to my friend Juergen Buschek for providing the information). Porzellan und Steingutfabrik Ludwig Wessel was a well-known prominent ceramics factory founded in Bonn in 1829.
It made very few beer steins - the beer steins by L. The hand-painted decor makes in even more unique, this is truly hand-made miniature painting without any transfer outlines. The stein is in excellent condition and the lid is sitting very tight. It is 7 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity.Use the FREE Counters 1 million sellers do - Vendio! The item "Antique German Beer Stein Hand Painted Battle of Teutoburg by L.
1890s" is in sale since Sunday, September 21, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany". The seller is "beer-stein" and is located in California. This item can be shipped worldwide.