Catalog No. 594
Pottery, relief, 1.5L, pewter lid.
Produced both with and without pouring spout.
“Ein Schatzerl u. ein Edelweiß,
das ist des kühnen Jagers erster Preiß.”
(A sweetheart and an Edelweiss,
those are the bold hunter’s prize.)
Edelweiss is a flower that grows on the slopes of the European Alps, often picked by men at some danger to themselves to prove their love and devotion to the women in their lives.
Central image taken from an 1877 painting entitled “Abschied von der Sennerin” (Parting from the Herdswoman) by Franz Defregger (1835-1921).
Master stein to No. 616. See also Nos. 394 and 2019, as well as Thewalt No. 148.