Peasants Dancing

Catalog No. 52

Pottery, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“PEIFERT.DV.MVS.DAPPER.BLASSEN.
DAN.DANSSEN.DEI.BOVREN.ALS.WEREN.SIE.RASEN.
WER.WILL.HALTEN.SEINEN.SCHETEL.GANZ.
DER.LAS.DEN.BOVREN.IHREN.DANZ.”

(Piper, you must blow lively,
then the peasants will dance as if crazy.
He who wants to keep his head whole
should leave the peasants their dance.)

The images around the central frieze are taken from prints by Renaissance engraver Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550).

Price Ranges
Full-color: $175-$250
Ltd-color: $125-$175

     
     
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