“The Surprise”

Catalog No. 22

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Scene taken from a poem entitled “The Trumpeter of 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. Original engraving entitled “Die Überrashung” (The Surprise) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).

Second in a series of six, with Nos. 21, 23, 24, 25 and 26. See also No. (R39).

Price Ranges
Full-color: $100-$150
Ltd-color: $90-$125

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