Heidelberg

Catalog No. 424

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Alt Heidelberg du feine, du Stadt an Ehren reich,
am Neckar und am Rhein, keine andre kommt dir gleich.”

(Old Heidelberg you fine city, rich in honors,
on the Neckar and Rhine, no other can equal you.)

Text is taken from a poem honoring Heidelberg, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel and set to music in 1872 by Weise von Zimmerman.

See also Nos. 422 (Nuremberg) and 423 (Munich).

Price Range: $125-$175

     
     
HR 424
HR 424

 
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