“Lindenwirtin”

Catalog No. 1700

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid (shown with custom porcelain inlay).

Text:
“Keinen Tropfen im Becher mehr,
und der Beutel schlaff u. leer,
lechzend Herz u. Zunge.
Angethan hat mir’s dein Wein,
deiner Äuglein heller Schein,
Lindenwirthin du junge.

(No more drops in the beaker,
and the purse is slack and empty,
with a parched heart and tongue.
Smitten am I with your wine,
and your eyes’ bright shine,
Linden hostess so young.)

The text on this stein is the first verse from the poem “Die Lindenwirtin”, written by Rudolph Baumbach in 1876 and set to music in 1878 by Franz Wilhelm Abt. The poem honors Ännchen Schumacher (1860-1935), perhaps the most famous innkeeper in German history and a popular figure with German students.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

     
     
RM 1700
RM 1700

 
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