“The Old Germans”

Catalog No. 469

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

Text:
“Weichherzig ist der Deutsche sehr,
den letzten Bissen gibt er her,
das letzte Kleid, die letzte Wehr,
den letzten Tropfen immer mehr.”

(Germans are very soft hearted,
the last bite he will give you,
the last garment, the last defense,
the last drop remaining.)

On some examples “Kissel Bräu” (a beer name) is impressed into the top band. Kissel Bräu was a product of the John Kissel & Son Brewery, which operated in Brooklyn, NY from 1893 to 1904.

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

     
     
MG 469
MG 469

 
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