Trumpeter on Horseback

Catalog No. 1376

Pottery, threaded relief, 3.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Behüt dich Gott, es wär so schön gewesen,
behüt dich Gott, es hat nicht sollen sein.”

(May God watch over you, it would have been so nice,
may God watch over you, it was not meant to be.)

Text taken from a poem entitled “The Trumpeter of Säckingen”, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of a love affair between a trumpeter and a baron’s daughter.

See also Nos. 87 and 1497.

Price Range: $250-$350

     
     
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