Reutter Porcelain cup with "Hortus Palatinus" visualization
Produced in the traditionel Reutter Porzellan Manufactur in the South of Germany.
On the cup is shown the "Hortus Palatinus".
The Hortus Palatinus, or Garden of the Palatinate, was a Baroque garden attached to Heidelberg Castle, Germany. The garden was commissioned by Frederick V in 1614 for his new wife, Elisabeth Stuart, and became famous across Europe during the 17th century. At the time it was known as the "Eighth Wonder of the World", and has since been termed "Germany´s greatest Renaissance garden".
Text at the inner edge of the cup: "Lang lieb ich Dich schon, Heidelberg", what mens "I´ve loved you for a long time, Heidelberg.