Black Whale at Ascalon VI

Catalog No. 275B/VI

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

Text:
“Im Schwarzen Wallfisch zu Askalon da schlug die Uhr halb vier,
da warf der Hausknecht aus Nubierland den Fremden vor die Thür.”

(In the Black Whale at Ascalon the clock struck half past three,
when the Nubian bouncer threw the stranger out the door.)

Sixth 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/V.

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

     
SPG 275B/VI
SPG 275B/VI

 
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