“The Surprise”

Catalog No. 102

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L or 0.3L, pewter lid, signed “GT” (Gustav Thinwibel).

Scene taken from a poem entitled “The Trumpeter of Säckingen”, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of a love affair between a trumpeter and a baron’s daughter. Original engraving entitled “Die Überrashung” (The Surprise) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).

Second in a set of six, with Nos. 101, 103, 104, 105 and 106. Master stein is No. 284. See also Nos. 224, 315 and 1525.

Price Ranges
0.5L Full-color: $60-$80 / Ltd-color: $50-$70
0.3L Full-color: $40-$60 / Ltd-color: $35-$50

0.3L
0.3L
     
     
MR 102 (0.5L)
MR 102 (0.5L)

 
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