Peasants Dancing

Catalog No. 770

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.0L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“RISSER: GEIT FOR: ALLEN: DENGEN: DANSEN: UND: SPRENGEN: 1596.”
(Risser, before all other things go dancing and jumping. 1596.)
“CHRISTOPH: DV MVS: DAPFER: PLASEN: SO: DANSEN: DEI: BVREN: ALS: WEREN: SI. RASEN:”
(Christoph, you must blow lively, then the peasants will dance as if crazy.)
“CHRISTOPH: SPRISCHT: DAS: TOP: ICH: VERDANS:”
(Christoph says I can perform this dance better.)

The images around the central frieze are taken from prints by Renaissance engraver Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550).

Price Ranges:
Full-color: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $90-$125

     
     
SPG 770
SPG 770

 
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