Hunter’s Farewell

Catalog No. 1260

Pottery, etched, 1.0L, inlaid lid, signed “KB”.

Text:
“Im Wald und auf der Heide,
da such ich meine Freude,
als froher Jägersmann.”

(In the forest and on the meadow,
there I seek my pleasure,
like a happy hunter.)

Text is loosely drawn from a poem (“Im Wald und auf der Heide”) written by Wilhelm Bornemann in 1816 and set to music in 1827 by F. L. Gehrike.

Central decoration taken from an 1877 painting entitled “Abschied von der Sennerin” (Parting from the Herdswoman) by Franz Defregger (1835-1921).

See also Nos. 111 and 1214.

Price Range: $125-$175

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
MG 1260
MG 1260

 
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