“Four Jacks”

Catalog No. 215

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Vier Buben zum Skaten, das Spiel muss geraten.”
(Four Jacks in Scat, the play must succeed.)
“Ein Spiel in ehren, soll Niemand verwehren.”
(An honorable game, no one should deny.)
“Einigkeit macht Stark.” (some versions)
(Unity produces strength.)

Both the name given to this stein and the text make reference to “Skat” (or Scat), a card game popular in Germany in which jacks are high trump cards.

See also No. 205.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $150-$225
Ltd-color: $125-$175

 
     
DB 215
DB 215

 
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