“The Anatomy Lesson”

Catalog No. 1518

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, figural inlaid lid (skull).

Text:
“Wider den Tod ist kein Kräulein gewachsen.” (lid)
(Against death no herb is grown.)
“Wollt ihr leben hochgesund,
so trinket aus bis auf den Grund.”

(If you want to live in good health,
drink all the way to the bottom.)

The central image on this stein is taken from Rembrandt’s famous portrait entitled “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicholas Tulp” (ca. 1632).

Price Ranges
Recessed base: $700-$900
Flat base: $550-$700

     
     
RH 1518
RH 1518

 
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