“Falstaff with Saying”

Catalog No. 1526/983

Pottery, transfer, 3.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Ob Stiefel oder Fass,
Falstaff trinkt ex, ohn’ Spass.”

(Whether boot or barrel,
Falstaff drinks it, no joking.)

Sir John Falstaff is one of the most famous comic characters in all English literature, appearing in four of Shakespeare’s plays and later in Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Falstaff, first staged in 1893.

See also No. 1909/983.

Price Range: $250-$350

     
     
Mettlach 1526/983
Mettlach 1526/983

 
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