Battle Preparations

Catalog No. 1385

Pottery, etched and relief, 0.4L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Vor dem ersten Waffengang”
(Before the first armed conflict)
“Mein Helm und Wehr; was brauch ich mehr,
dem Feinde trutz, Gott preis u. ehr.”

(My helmet and arms; what more do I need,
defy the enemy, praise and honor God.)

The text is a somewhat less than perfect transcription from a poem written by August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798-1874) entitled “Des Frommen Landsknechts Morgenlied” (The Rightous Soldier’s Morning Song).

Price Range: $75-$100

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
JWR 1385
JWR 1385

 
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