Gnomes on a Barrel

Catalog No. 972

Pottery, incised and impressed, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Willst du leben hoch Gesund, trinke aus bis auf den Grund.”
(If you want to live in good health, drink all the way to the bottom.)

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.

Price Range: $90-$125

     
     
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