Springtime Scene

Catalog No. 459

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Der Mai ist gekommen, die Bäume schlagen aus!”
(May has arrived, the trees are bursting out!)

Central image is taken from an illustration by Kaspar Kögler (1838-1923), part of an 1890 mural that once graced the Wiesbaden Ratskeller, but was sadly destroyed in World War II.

Text is from a poem entitled “Burschenlust” (Young Man’s Pleasure), written in 1841 Emanuel Geibel and set to music in 1843 by Justus Wilhelm Lyra.

See also Nos. 479 and 590.

Price Range: $125-$175

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
RG 459
RG 459

 
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