Antique Early German Pewter Beer Stein/Screw Bottle Occupational Carpenter c. Description: This very interesting antique object - pewter screw bottle was made in the late 1700s - early 1800s, it is about 200+ years old. This is a very traditional drinking vessel - a type that was produced for over centuries, from the mid-1600s to mid-1800s. It could be used as a beer or water or even a soup container when it was supposed to be transported. They were made of pewter, stoneware and sometimes of serpentine stone.
The bottle is engraved iwith the original owner's initials F. , a carpenter's plane and dated 1840. That means the bottle was made in or some times before this year. The plane is the symbol of the owner's occupation - that makes the bottle to fall into the "occupational" category of beer drinking vessels.However, the marks are consistent with the marks from the period and techniques is in line with the late 1700s - early 1800s. The bottle is in good shape - there are some dings and dents due to the softness of metal and some old pewter repair on the bottom. The bottle is 8.5" tall with the handle up and 7" with the handle down. Year: first half of 1800s. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Antique Early German Pewter Beer Stein/Screw Bottle Occupational Carpenter c1840" is in sale since Thursday, December 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany". The seller is "beer-stein" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.