Man Entering Ratskeller

Catalog No. 591

Pottery, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.
Exists with music box in base (add 20%).

Text:
“Dem Glücklichen schlägt keine Stunde.”
(Time does not strike for the fortunate.)
“Grüss Gott, tritt ein, bring Glück herein.”
(God’s greetings, come in, bring good fortune with you.)

Central image is taken from an illustration by Kaspar Kögler (1838-1923), part of an 1890 mural that once graced the Wiesbaden Ratskeller, but was sadly destroyed in World War II. First text string (Die Glücklichen....) is drawn from the same source.

See also Nos. 662 and 665.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $90-$125

     
     
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