Art Nouveau Shield with Saying

Catalog No. 1423

Stoneware, impressed, 0.5L, pewter lid (shown with pressed metal lid).

“Nutz den Frühling deines Lebens,
leb im Sommer nicht vergebens,
denn gar bald stehst du im Herbste,
bis der Winter naht, dann Sterbste.”

(Use the spring of your life,
don’t live in vain in the summer,
because soon you are in the autumn,
until winter approaches, then death.)

Text is taken from a poem entitled Lebenskunst (The Art of Living) by Otto Reutter (1870-1931).

Price Range: $90-$125

DB 1423
DB 1423

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