Drinkers Through the Ages

Catalog No. 1460

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Die alten Deutschen tranken schon, beweis hat man genug davon.”
(Even the old Germans drank, for which one has plenty of proof.)
“Mit Humpen, Schwert und Psalter, schritt man durch’s Mittelalter.”
(With stein, sword and psalms, they marched through the Middle Ages.)
“Aber die Herrn mit Puft u. Schlitz, züchteten manch fidelen Spitz.”
(Even men with puffed sleeves and slits, bred many a merry comment.)
“Dahingegen die Perruken, sassen gar nicht gerne trucken.”
(While the men with whigs, did not at all like to be dry.)
“Item unter Napoleons Hut, trank man auch nicht lauter Blut.”
(Even under Napoleons hat, one did not only drink blood.)

See also No. 1462.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $90-$125
Ltd-color: $75-$100

     
     
RH 1460
RH 1460

 
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