“Old German Table Companions”

Catalog No. 2005

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid, signed “HD”.

Text:
“Wohl bekomm’s.” (lid)
(To your health.)
“Gut essen und trinken
is besser denn schminken.”

(To eat and drink well
is better than to put on make-up.)

The hexagram on the lid, often mistaken to be the Jewish Star of David, is actually a German brewing symbol seen frequently on beer steins produced through the early 20th century.

Price Range: $200-$300

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2005
Mettlach 2005

 
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