Catalog No. 49
Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
Some examples marked “DRGM 250635”.
“Behüt dich Gott, es wär so schön gewesen.”
(May God watch over you, it would have been so nice.)
Scene and text 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 “Abschied” (Farewell) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).
The German patent number DRGM 250635 was awarded to Adolf Diesinger in 1905 for an unusual, though not particularly practical, ceramic hinge (below right) which saw only limited application.
Same model number applied to a stein depicting a Coat-of-Arms.
See also Nos. 10, 15, 21, 32, 156, 205, 207, 211 and (T121).