Outdoor Drinking Scene

Catalog No. 1113

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

Text:
“Bei Bier und Gesang wird die Zeit nicht lang.”
(With beer and singing time passes quickly.)

Perkeo (lid figure, below) 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: $50-$70
Ltd-color: $40-$60

 
     
JWR 1113
JWR 1113

 
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