Hunting Scene

Catalog No. 1409

Pottery, etched and relief, 0.5L, figural inlaid lid (stag horn).

“Es lebe was auf Erden stolziert in grüner Tracht,
die Wälder und die Felder, der Jäger und die Jagd.”

(Long live he who struts on earth in green splendor,
the woods and the fields, the huntsman and the hunt.)

Text is from a poem written by Wilhelm Müller in 1822 and set to music in 1823 by Konradin Kreutzer. The opening line makes reference to the Förster (forest ranger) and his traditional green uniform (Trachtenanzug).

Female in the central image represents Diana, Roman goddess of the hunt, raising her spear and holding three hunting dogs.

See also No. 1147.

Price Range: $90-$125

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
JPT 1409
JPT 1409

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