Catalog No. 201
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid, signed “GT” (Gustav Thinwibel).
“Es lebe was auf Erden stolziert in grüner Tracht,
die Wälder u. die Felder, die Jäger u. die Jagd.”
(Long live he who struts on earth in green apparel,
the forest and the fields, the hunter and the hunt.)
Text is the from a poem written by Wilhelm Müller in 1822 and set to music in 1823 by Konradin Kreutzer. The opening line makes reference to the Förster (forest ranger) and his traditional green uniform (Trachtenanzug).
See also Nos. 244, 1800, 2737 and 2863.