Catalog No. 753
Pottery, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid (shown with eagle finial).
“Behut dich Gott,
es wär schön gewesen.”
(May God watch over you,
it would have been so nice.)
Scene and text taken from a poem entitled “The Trumpeter of Säckingen”, written in 1853 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel, which tells the story of a love affair between a trumpeter and a baron’s daughter. Original engraving entitled “Abschied” (Farewell) done in 1888 by Carl Schweninger (1854-1903).
See also Nos. 9, 142, 151, 340 and 1196.