Werner and Margaretha

Catalog No. 1346

Pottery, etched and relief, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Des Weibes Minne macht froh und reich,
den ärmsten Schlucker dem König gleich.”

(The love of a woman makes a man happy and rich,
the poorest wretch equal to a king.)

Scene taken from a poem entitled “The Trumpeter of Säckingen”, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of the love affair between a Werner (a trumpeter) and Margaritha (a baron’s daughter).

Price Range: $75-$100

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
JPT 1346
JPT 1346

 
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