Gnome Adjusting Clock

Catalog No. 528

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
Exists with music box in base (add 20%).

Text:
“Feierabend”
(Closing time)
“Brülle wie der Löwe brüllt wenn das Glas nicht voll gefüllt!”
(Roar like a lion roars, when the glass is not full!)
“Das Auge des Gesetzes wacht, drum lärmt nicht um Mitternacht!”
(The eye of the law is watching, therefore don’t make noise at midnight.)

Central image is taken from an illustration by Heinrich Schlitt (1849-1923), part of an 1890 mural that once graced the Wiesbaden Ratskeller, but was sadly destroyed in World War II.

See also Nos. 554, 586, 654, 655, 656, 659 and 661.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $100-$150
Ltd-color: $75-$100

 
     
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