Sunday, November 15, 2015

Porcelain Pipe representing Frederick the Great


Frederick the Great’s (aka Frederick II) overwhelming defeat of the Austrian Army on the 5th of December 1757 is one of the major battles of the 18th Century.




Frederick the Great and his staff at the Battle of Leuthen: picture by Hugo Ungewitter



Frederik II by German artist Richard Knötel

This porcelain pipe represents Frederick The Great in full uniform




with his decorations,





sword and cane...





The sword can be removed to serve as a convenient pipe cleaner...










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