Catalog No. 589
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.
�Beh�t dich Gott, es w�r so sch�n gewesen,
beh�t dich Gott, es hat nicht sollen sein.�
(May God watch over you, it would have been so nice,
may God watch over you, it was not meant to be.)
Scene and text taken from a poem (Der Trompeter von S�ckingen) written in 1885 by J. Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of a love affair between a trumpeter and a baron�s daughter. Original engraving entitled �Abscheid� (Farewell) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).
See also Nos. 10, 425, 431, 941, 993 and 999.