“Trumpeter of Säckingen”

Catalog No. 647

Pottery, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“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!)

Scene 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. 642.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $90-$125

     
     
DB 647
DB 647

 
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