Schützenfest Scene

Catalog No. 390

Pottery, etched, 4.0L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“A’ Büchserl zum schiessen, a’ Stoassring zum schloan,
a’ Deand’l zum küssen muss an echter Bua han.”

(A rifle to shoot, a skeet to hit,
a girl to kiss must a real boy have.)

A Schützenfest is a German shooting match. They were popular social events during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and still occur today. Image taken from a painting by Franz Defregger (1835-1921).

See also Nos. 462, 484 and 1402.

Price Range: $300-$400

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AJT 390
AJT 390

 
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