Black Whale at Ascalon III

Catalog No. 275B/III

Pottery, etched, 0.3L, inlaid or pewter lid.

Text:
“Im Schwarzen Walfisch zu Ascalon da sprach der Wirt: ‘Halt an,
Der trinkt von meinen Baktra Schnapps mehr als er zahlen kann.’”

(In the Black Whale at Ascalon the innkeeeper said: “That’s enough,
he’s drinking more of my Baktra schnapps than he can pay for.”)

Third in a set of six steins depicting scenes from the poem “Altassyrisch” (Old Assyrian) by Josef Viktor von Scheffel (1826-1886).

Master stein is No. 275A. See also Nos. 275B/I, 275B/II, 275B/IV, 275B/V and 275B/VI.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $90-$125
Ltd-color: $60-$80

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
SPG 275B/III
SPG 275B/III

 
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