Hunter Frog

Catalog No. 1171C

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Es lebe was auf Erden stolziert in grüner Tracht,
die Wald und die Felder, die Jäger und 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).

Price Range: $150-$225

     
     
MW 1171C
MW 1171C

 
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