“Soldiers and Tomcat”

Catalog No. 2030

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid, signed “W.S.”

Text:
“Mit Gott für Kaiser & Reich.” (lid)
(With God for emperor & empire.)
“Ob Reiter, Fussvolk, Artillerie, niemals stört sie solch Kater ’rieb!” (body)
(Whether rider, infantry, artillery, no one is bothered by the tomcat’s behavior!)

The tomcat (Kater) is both a German symbol and idiomatic expression for a hangover.

Second in set of three, with Nos. 2029 and 2031.

Price Range: $600-$750

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2030
Mettlach 2030

 
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