“May God Protect You”

Catalog No. 2008

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid, signed by F. Stuck.

Text:
“Behüt dich Gott, es wär so schön gewesen,
behüt dich Gott, es hat nicht sollen sein.”

(May God watch over you, it would have been so nice,
may God watch over you, it was not meant to be.)

Second in set of three, with Nos. 2007 and 2009, based on 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.

Three lid inlays were interchangeable on this series and may depict either “Jung Werner” (the trumpeter), “der Freiherr” (the baron), or “Margaretha” (his daughter).

Same model number applied to a stein depicting “LK” in Wreath.

Price Range: $350-$500

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2008
Mettlach 2008

 
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