“The Zither Player”

Catalog No. 477

Pottery, relief, 2.0L, pewter or figural lid (William Tell).

Text:
“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.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $90-$125

     
     
RG 477
RG 477

 
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