Catalog No. 695
Pottery, relief, 1.0L, pewter or figural lid (William Tell).
“In einem kühlen Grunde da geht ein Mühlenrad.”
(In a cool valley a mill wheel turns.)
Text is from the poem “In Einem Kühlen Grunde”, written by Joseph von Eichendorff in 1810, and set to music in 1814 by Johann Glück.
The depiction of William Tell and his son on the figural lid is taken from a statue in Altdorf, Switzerland, sculpted in 1895 by Richard Kissling.
See also Nos. 665, 667 and 707.