Outdoor Drinking Scene

Catalog No. 1113

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

“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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