~ Wer's glaubt ~
I think the two ladies are being fed a tall story with the response in modern English "Would you believe." on this Jugendstil (youth style = modern art) stein marked with the Marzi & Remy logo and "11" ca. early 1900's.
Wer's glaubt. Who would believe it.
Translation: Roy De Selms
Photo credit: Jim Fredholm