“The Surprise”

Catalog No. 315

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, 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).

First in a set of six, with Nos. 316, 317, 318, 319 and 320. See also Nos. 102, 224 and 1525.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

     
     
MR 315
MR 315

 
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