“Events in the Black Whale of Ascalon”

Catalog No. 2363

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, inlaid lid, signed by J. Stahl.

The theme of this stein is derived from 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: $175-$250

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
Mettlach 2363
Mettlach 2363

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