Catalog No. 477
Pottery, relief, 2.0L, pewter or figural lid (William Tell).
“Wo man singt, da lass dich ruhig nieder.
Böse Menschen haben keine Lieder!”
(Where there is singing, rest without fear.
Evil people have no songs!)
Central decoration taken from an 1876 painting entitled “Der Zitherspieler” (The Zither Player) by Franz Defregger (1835-1921).
The depiction of William Tell and his son on the figural lid at the right is taken from a statue in Altdorf, Switzerland, sculpted in 1895 by Richard Kissling.
See also Nos. 398, 406 and 594.