Antique Early German Westerwald Saltglased Stoneware Beer Stein Walzenkrug c1805
Antique Early German Westerwald Saltglazed Stoneware Beer Stein Walzenkrug c. Description: The beer steins made before the industrial revolution are quite rare, the production was all manual. Every stein made in the early period was unique, decorated by hand and rarely replicated. In beer stein collecting vocabulary the steins made before 1850 are considered "early beer steins". This beautiful stein was made in or before 1805, it is guaranteed old. It is made in a very traditional style of grey stoneware with cobalt-blue glaze. This is a very traditional beer drinking vessel - a type that was produced for over centuries, from the mid-1600s to mid-1800s. The production of salt-glazed stoneware beer steins in the Westerwald region of Germany reached the highest quality by the end of the 18th century. The stein is decorated with incised patterns. The decorations are etched into the clay with a sharp instrument, glazed with cobalt-blue glaze, fired and salt-glazed. The lid is pewter with a scalloped thumblift and 5-ring closed type hinge. The lid is engraved with the initials "PL:BO:B:FI:GH" and dated 1805.
Please note - this is the actual date, the stein was made on or before this date. The stein is in an excellent for the age shape - there is no damage or repairs.
There is some minor glaze chipping on the edge unavoidable in the ceramics that old. The lid is sitting tight and is in a good shape with minor wear and scratching. This is a fantastic and rare condition for a beer stein this old.
The stein is 6 tall to the top of the thumblift, it is a smaller stein of 0.3L capacity. The steins of this size were usually created for women. Title: Antique Early German Westerwald Stoneware Beer Stein c. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting.
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The seller is "beer-stein" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.