Black Whale at Ascalon IV

Catalog No. 275B/IV

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

Text:
“Im Schwarzen Walfisch zu Ascalon da brachte der Kellner Schaar
in Keilschrift auf 6 Ziegelstein dem Gast die Rechnung dar.”

(In the Black Whale at Ascalon a group of waiters brought
the bill to the guest on 6 tiles written in cuneiform.)

Fourth 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/III, 275B/V and 275B/VI.

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

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
SPG 275B/IV
SPG 275B/IV

 
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