Tree of Life

Catalog No. 2134

Stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
Design attributed to Paul Wynand.

Text:
“Der Gott, der Eisen Wachsen liess, der wollte keine Knechte.”
(God, who made the iron grow, didn’t want slaves.)

Text is from the opening verse of a patriotic anthem entitled “Vaterlandslied” (Fatherland Song), written in 1812 by Ernst Moritz Arndt and set to music by Albert Methfessel in 1818.

The concept of the tree of life can be seen across a wide spectrum of religious, philosophical and scientific disciplines, depicted in various forms and motifs, and alluding to the interconnectedness all living things on earth.

Price Range: $125-$175

     
     
RM 2134
RM 2134

 
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