“Faust and Gretchen”

Catalog No. 828

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Mein schönes Fräulein, darf ich wagen, meinen Arm und Geleit Ihr anzutragen?”
(My fair young lady, may I dare offer you my arm and company?)
“Bin weder Fräulein, weder schön, kann ungeleitet nach Hause gehn.”
(I am neither a lady, nor fair, and can go home without help.)

Text is from the first part of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s classic play Faust, written during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In this scene, Faust attempts unsuccessfully to initiate a relationship with the servant girl Gretchen.

Price Range: $100-$150

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
JWR 828
JWR 828

 
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