Black Whale at Ascalon V

Catalog No. 275B/V

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

Text:
“Im Schwarzen Walfisch zu Ascalon da sprach der Gast: ‘O weh!
Mein baares Geld ging alles drauf im Lamm zu Niniveh.’”

(In the Black Whale at Ascalon, the guest said: “Oh, my!
My cash was all spent at the Lamb in Niniveh.”)

Fifth 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/IV and 275B/VI.

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

     
     
SPG 275B/V
SPG 275B/V

 
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