“The Surprise”

Catalog No. 431

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

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 “Die Überrashung” (The Surprise) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).

The caption below the central image may read either “Überraschung” or “Trompeter v. Säckingen”.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

 
     
MG 431
MG 431

 
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