Antique German/Bohemian Glass Beer Stein Stone Ruby Red Flashed and Cut dated 1869. Description: This very interesting stein was made in the 1860s. It is made of blown crystal glass with an applied handle. It is "flashed" or brushed with oxides and re-fired in beautiful deep ruby-red color.
It was then stone-cut to make circle-shaped facets creating a fantastic opt ical effect. This technique was very common during the late 1860s - early 1870s. The steins of this kind came mostly from Bohemia - now the Czech Republic. The lid is pewter with clear glass inlay.The inlay is engraved with a presentation inscription: the original owner's name - G. Diehmann - and dated February, 14 1869. The stein is in excellent condition, no chips, cracks or repairs. The indent you see on the bottom picture is from the vertically cut facet. It is 6 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity.
Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "Antique German/Bohemian Glass Beer Stein Ruby Flashed and Cut dated 1869" is in sale since Monday, December 10, 2018. 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.