“Werner and Margaretha”

Catalog No. 2009

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

Text:
“Und sie flog in seine Arme und sie hing an seinen Lippen,
und es flammte drauf der erste schwere, süsse Kuss der Liebe.”

(And she flew into his arms and she hung on his lips,
and then the first heavy sweet kiss of love followed.)

Third in set of three, with Nos. 2007 and 2008, 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 (Werner) and a baron’s daughter (Margaretha).

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

Price Range: $350-$500

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2009
Mettlach 2009

 
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