“In the Black Whale at Ascalon”

Catalog No. 2243

Pottery, relief, 0.3L, inlaid lid, signed by J. Stahl.

First in set of three, with Nos. 2244 and 2245, based on the poem “Altassyrisch” (Old Assyrian) by Josef Viktor von Scheffel (1826-1886), which tells the story of a student who eats and drinks at a tavern named the Black Whale, until he is confronted with a bill which he cannot pay, at which point he is unceremoniously ejected.

Master stein is No. 2194.

Price Range: $100-$150

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Mettlach 2243
Mettlach 2243

 
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