Gnome Adjusting Clock

Catalog No. 659

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

Text:
“Feierabend”
(Closing time)
“Ein Glas beim Freund ist gut Gemeint.”
(A glass with a friend is well meant.)
“Trinke mit Bedacht auch noch um Mitternacht.”
(Drink thoughtfully still 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. 528, 554, 586, 654, 655, 656 and 661.

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

     
     
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