Courting Couple

Catalog No. 439

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Feierabend” (lid)
(Closing time)
“Mädel, ruck, ruck, ruck an meine grüne Seite.” (body)
(Girl, move, move, move to my favorite side.)

Text is the title/first line of an unattributed Swabian folk song dating to the early 19th century. The somewhat obscure reference in the text to “my favorite (or best) side”, is intended to mean where the heart is.

Price Range: $125-$175

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
     
     
AJT 439
AJT 439

 
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