Symbols of Germany

Catalog No. 1283

Pottery, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid, signed “P.D.” (Paul Dümler).

“Deutsche Frauen, deutsche Treue, deutscher Wein u. deutscher Sang
sollen in der Welt behalten ihren Alten schönen Klang.”

(German women, German loyalty, German wine and German song
shall retain in the world their old beautiful sound.)

Text is taken from “Das Lied der Deutschen” (The Song of the Germans), written in 1841 by August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, and sung to a melody originally composed by Joseph Haydn in 1797 for the birthday of Austrian Emperor Francis II.

See also No. 1524.

Price Range: $300-$400

DB 1293
DB 1293

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