“Falstaff with Saying”

Catalog No. 1909/983

Pottery, transfer, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Ob Stiefel oder Fass,
trinkt es, ohn’ Spass!”

(Whether boot or barrel,
drink 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. 1526/983.

Price Range: $100-$150

     
     
Mettlach 1909/983
Mettlach 1909/983

 
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