Catalog No. 857
Pottery or stoneware, 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 taken from a poem (Der Trompeter von 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.
Same model number applied to a stein with a different configuration but the same subject-matter.
See also No. 1119.