“Prince of Fools”

Catalog No. 2192

Stoneware, impressed, 1.5L, pewter lid.
Design attributed to Paul Neu.

Text:
“Ich bin der Fürst von Thoren
zum Saufen auserkoren.”

(I am the prince of fools
chosen to booze.)

Fürst von Thoren (Prince of Fools) is the title character from a popular, though unattributed, German student drinking song, circa 1855. Text is the first two lines of that song.

Price Range: $150-$225

     
     
RM 2192
RM 2192

 
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