This is a typical "occupational" beer stein of the early 1800s, dedicated to the farmer's occupation. This type of glass beer steins was very common in the 1800 - 1820. The steins of this kind came mostly from Bohemia. The lid is of a steep type with the cone-shaped thumblift sitting on the lid and five-ring closed type hinge - also typical for this period.The lid is engraved with initials M. The stein has a line on the back, where the bottom of the handle connects. It is quite stable and shows a wonderful appearance.
The stein is 9 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity. Condition: Line on back, otherwise excellent.
Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "Antique German Enameled Glass Beer Stein Farmers Occupation c. 1820s" is in sale since Thursday, March 12, 2020.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.