Peasants Dancing

Catalog No. 149

Stoneware, relief, 2.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“PEIFER GEIPER DV MVS PLASEN DAN DANSEN DIE PAVREN ALS WEREN SIE RASEND.”
(Piper you must blow lively, then the peasants will dance as if crazy.)
“WER WILL HALTEN SEINEN SCHEDEL GANS DER LAS DEN BAVREN IHREN DANS.”
(He who wants to keep his head whole should leave the peasants their dance.)

The images around the central frieze are taken from prints by Renaissance engraver Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550).

Price Range: $125-$175

     
     
RH 149
RH 149

 
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