Trumpeter of Säckingen

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.)

Central image and text taken from a poem (Der Trompeter von 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

     
     
AD 1376
AD 1376

 
Previous
Go to Listing
Next

 

Copyright © 1998-2019 Beer Stein Library — All rights reserved.