Catalog No. 57
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid, signed “GT” (Gustav Thinwibel).
“Immer wirb, das Glück ist mürb.”
(Always strive, luck is brittle.)
In this scene from Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), the final opera in Richard Wagner’s monumental Ring cycle, Kriemhilde, wife of the mythical hero Siegfried, is informed of his death by her rival, the valkyrie Brunhilde.
See also No. 168.