Werner Suprises Margaretha

Catalog No. 1347

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Behüt dich Gott beim Weitergeh’n,
kehr bald zurück auf Wiederseh’n.”

(May God keep you on your journey,
return soon, good bye.)

The image on this stein is taken from a poem entitled “The Trumpeter of Säckingen”, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of a love affair between a trumpeter (Werner) and a baron’s daughter (Margaretha). In this scene Werner surprises his lady love as she secretly attempts to play his trumpet.

Price Range: $100-$150

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
JPT 1347
JPT 1347

 
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