“The Surprise”

Catalog No. 940

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Ein heiterer Sinn der beste Gewinn.”
(A cheerful disposition profits one best.)

Scene taken from a poem (Der Trompeter von Säckingen) 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 “Die Überrashung” (The Surprise) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

     
     
JLK 940
JLK 940

 
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