Springtime Scene

Catalog No. 479

Pottery, etched, 2.5L, inlaid art nouveau lid.

Text:
“Nach des Tages Schweiss, den kühlen Trunk ich preiss!”
(After the day’s sweat, I prize a cool drink!)
“Wie nah und doch wie weit liegt sie, die gute, alte Zeit!”
(How close and yet how far you lie, the good old times!)

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.

See also Nos. 459 and 590.

Price Range: $200-$300

     
     
RG 479
RG 479

 
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