Gnomes with Saying

Catalog No. 1216

Pottery, threaded relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Kannst du trinken, kannst du lieben, thu’s nicht morgen, thu es heut,
gutes Werk auf Morgen schieben hat schon mancher sehr bereut.”

(If you can drink, if you can love, don’t do it tomorrow, do it today,
to postpone a good deed until tomorrow has been greatly regretted by many.)

Text is from a poem entitled “Sonnengruß” (Sun Greeting), written in 1882 by Friedrich Rückert.

Price Range: $90-$125

     
     
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