Heidelberg

Catalog No. 814

Pottery, etched, 2.0L, figural inlaid lid (castle tower).

Text:
“Alt Heidelberg du feine, du Stadt an Ehren reich,
am Neckar und am Rhein, keine andre kommt dir gleich.”

(Old Heidelberg you fine city, rich in honors,
on the Neckar and Rhine, no other can equal you.)

Text is taken from a poem honoring Heidelberg, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel and set to music in 1872 by Weise von Zimmerman.

See also No. 820.

Price Range: $350-$500

     
     
MG 814
MG 814

 
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