Catalog No. 857
Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
Exists with music box in base (add 20%).
“Behüt dich Gott.”
(May God watch over you.)
“Wer nicht liebt, trinkt und singt,
es nie zur wahren Freude bringt.”
(He who does not love, drink and sing,
never achieves true happiness.)
Scene and first text string 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 “Abschied” (Farewell) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).
Same model number applied to a stein with a different configuration but the same subject-matter.