Art Nouveau Design with Saying

Catalog No. 1615

Stoneware, impressed, 2.5L, pewter lid.
Design attributed to Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke.

Text:
“Ein starkes Bier, ein beizender Tobak und eine Mag im Putz, das ist nun mein Geschmak.”
(A strong beer, a bitter tobacco and a girl in fine clothes, now that is my taste.)

Text is a line spoken by a student in Part I, Scene II of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s classic play Faust.

Price Range: $450-$600

     
     
SPG 1615
SPG 1615

 
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