"Munich Child on the World Globe" Mettlach Stein
Mettlach Stein no. 2585 (1/2 Litre)
Etched and relief with inlaid lid
The Villeroy & Boch ceramic company was founded in 1836 in Mettlach, Germany and is internationally known for their production of table wares.
The Munich Child (Münchner Kindl) depicted on this stein is a character created as the coat of arms for the city of Munich in the 13th century. The figure was originally conceived as a monk but evolved to become the hooded child seen here.
10 x 5 x 4 inches