Catalog No. 44
Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
“Des Lebens Sonnenschein, Trinken und Fröhlichsein.”
(The sunshine of life, drinking and being happy.)
Also exists with floral scrollwork on sides in place of text.
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 “Der erste Kuss” (The First Kiss) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).
See also Nos. 6, 24 and 36.