Catalog No. 192
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.75L, pewter lid, signed “GK”.
“Noch ist die blühende goldene Zeit,
noch sind ya die Tage der Rosen.”
(It is still the blossoming golden time,
the days of roses are still with us.)
Scene 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. Original engraving entitled “Der erste Kuss” (The First Kiss) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).
Text is from a poem entitled “Die Tage der Rosen” (The Days of the Roses), written in 1851 by Otto Roquette and set to music in 1863 by Wilhem Baumgartner.
See also Nos. 582, 602, 620 and (X35).