“The Surprise”

Catalog No. 1275

Stoneware, etched, 1.5L, inlaid lid, signed “KB”.

Text:
“Ein fröhlich Herz macht’s Leben lustig.”
(A cheerful heart makes life fun.)

Scene taken from a poem entitled “The Trumpeter of Säckingen”, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of a love affair between a trumpeter and a baron’s daughter. Original engraving entitled “Die Überrashung” (The Surprise) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).

Price Range: $150-$225

     
     
MG 1275
MG 1275

 
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