Antique Early German/Bohemian Blue Glass Beer Stein Hand Painted Enamel c. Description: This very interesting stein was made around the late 1830s - 1840s.
Steins made before 1850 are considered "early" stein - the steins made in pre-industrial times. The stein is made of blown dark blue crystal glass with applied heavy handle and large pontil mark on the bottom.
The steins of this kind came mostly from Bohemia - now the Czech Republic. The lid also has five-ring closed type hinge, typical for the period, and the thumblift sitting on the lid. There is also a massive pewter foot ring. The stein is in excellent condition - it is practically mint, a rare thing for a stein this old.It is very impressive and stylish, standing 10 tall to the top of the thumblift, 1L capacity. Condition: Excellent w/ some minor wear. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.
The item "Antique Early German/Bohemian Blue Glass Beer Stein Hand Painted Enamel c. 1840s" is in sale since Sunday, July 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany". The seller is "beer-stein" and is located in California. This item can be shipped worldwide.