“Lindenwirtin”

Catalog No. 1062

Pottery, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid, signed “KB” (Anton Killian “Karl” Beuler).

Text:
“Keinen Tropfen im Becher mehr,
und der Beutel schlaff und leer.”

(No more drops in the beaker,
and the purse is slack and empty.)

Text is from the poem “Die Lindenwirtin”, written by Rudolph Baumbach in 1876 and set to music in 1878 by Franz Wilhelm Abt. The poem honors Ännchen Schumacher (1860-1935), perhaps the most famous innkeeper in German history and a popular figure with German students.

See also Nos. 79, 164, 168, 179, 195 and 402.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $75-$100
Ltd-color: $60-$80

 
     
Girmscheid 1062
Girmscheid 1062

 
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