Beer Garden Scene

Catalog No. 1074

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, figural inlaid lid (Perkeo).

Text:
“Bier u. frohes Lied macht nie Lebensmüd.”
(Beer and a happy song never let life become tiresome.)

Perkeo (lid figure) was an 18th-century dwarf who served as both court jester and keeper of the royal wine keg in Heidelberg. Despite his size, he was reportedly quite a prodigious drinker and, according to legend, his death came about when he mistakenly drank a glass of water.

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

 
     
JWR 1074
JWR 1074

 
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