Minstrel Drinking

Catalog No. 2531

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

Text:
“Wohlauf, die Luft geht frisch und rein, wer lange sitzt, muß rosten.”
(Let’s go, the wind blows fresh and clean, he who sits too long will rust.)

Text is from the opening line of a poem (Lied der Franken), written in 1859 by Josef Viktor von Scheffel and set to music in 1870 by Valentin Eduard Becker.

Price Range: $300-$400

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2531
Mettlach 2531

 
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