Catalog No. 642
Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
“Behüt dich Gott, es wär so schön gewesen,
behüt dich Gott, es hat nicht sollen sein.”
(May God watch over you, it would have been so nice,
may God watch over you, it was not meant to be.)
Central image taken from a poem (Der Trompeter von Säckingen) written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of a love affair between a trumpeter and a baron’s daughter.
See also No. 647.