Scene at a Well

Catalog No. 554

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

“Froh erwache jeden Morgen,
trink dein Töpfchen ohne Sorgen.”

(Happily awake each morning,
drink your jug without sorrow.)
“Jetzt gang i an’s Brünnele, trink aber nit,
da such’ i mein herztausigen Schatz find’n aber nit.”

(Now I go to the well, but I do not drink,
for there I seek my beloved but do not find her.)

Second text string is the opening stanza from a song entitled “Die drei Röselein” (The Three Little Roses), written in 1826 by Friedrich Silcher and sung to a melody from a 1765 symphony by Johann Zach.

See also No. 637.

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

MG 554
MG 554

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