Black Whale at Ascalon (Scene 5)

Catalog No. 251

Porcelain, pottery or stoneware; etched or threaded relief; 0.5L; pewter lid.

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

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

Stein depicts the fifth verse from the poem “Altassyrisch” (Old Assyrian) by Josef Viktor von Scheffel (1826-1886).

Master stein is also numbered 251. Five other drinking steins display the same model number and depict verses 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6.

Price Ranges
Etched full-color: $200-$300/ltd-color: $150-$225
Threaded full-color: $90-$125/ltd-color: $75-$100

 
     
HR 251
HR 251

 
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