German Beer Stein

Antique German Character Beer Stein Mother-in-Law by R. Merkelbach c. 1900

Antique German Character Beer Stein Mother-in-Law by R. Merkelbach c. 1900

Antique German Character Beer Stein Mother-in-Law by R. Merkelbach c. 1900    Antique German Character Beer Stein Mother-in-Law by R. Merkelbach c. 1900
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Description: This very unusual German beer stein belongs to the family of character steins - steins made in a shape of an object or person. They are also called "figural".

This particular one was manufactured around 1890 - 1900, and is made in a shape of a woman holding a bag with 150.000 M. The inscription on front reads: Das ist die liebste Schwiegermamama! " - "This is the loveliest Mother-in-law! The mark on the bottom was in use from 1882 till 1933. The model number of this stein is 680 - it is impressed illegibly on the bottom but the stein is well known among the collectors.

Judging by this model number, this particular stein was made in late 1890s. Made of sylicon-glazed hard pottery with insized, relief and threaded relief decoration. It is in excellent flawless condition with only minimal age-related wear. It is 9.5 tall, 0.5L capacity. Use the FREE Counters 1 million sellers do - Vendio! The item "Antique German Character Beer Stein Mother-in-Law by R. 1900" is in sale since Monday, January 19, 2015. 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.
Antique German Character Beer Stein Mother-in-Law by R. Merkelbach c. 1900    Antique German Character Beer Stein Mother-in-Law by R. Merkelbach c. 1900