Shoemaker Occupational

Catalog No. 2722

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.
Design attributed to O. Hupp.

Text:
“Hans Sachs ~ Schuhmacher und Dichter ~ 1494-1576 ~ Nürnberg”
(Hans Sachs ~ Shoemaker and Poet ~ 1494-1576 ~ Nuremberg)
“Hans Sachs war ein Schuhmacher und Poet dazu.”
(Hans Sachs was a shoemaker and poet at the same time.)

Hans Sachs was a shoemaker, poet and German master singer. He is remembered today largely as a result of being cast as a leading character in Richard Wagner’s opera, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Master Singers of Nuremberg).

Fourth in series of twelve (2719-2730).

For more information on the series see The Mettlach Occupationals.

Price Range: $1,000-$1,300

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Mettlach 2722
Mettlach 2722

 
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