German Beer Stein

Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900

Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900
Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900
Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900
Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900

Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900    Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900

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Description: This beautiful very old German beer stein is made in "etched" technique - the contours of the decoration are insized into the body. This technique was used by different manufacturers around the turn of the 19th century - the most famous was Mettlach, but also J. Remy, Heuber and Reuther, and some others used it to create very beautiful (and also expensive at the time) exclusive beer vessels. This one was made by J.

The scene on the stein shows a a group of young men festing on the river side and flirting with a barmaid. The inscription reads: So manches liebe Gläschen müßt da so ungetrunken sein, So mancher Mund, der köstlich ist, blieb da ach Gott! So many a dear little glass must be undrunk. So many a luscious mouth remains there oh God!

Text is taken from a poem entitled Lied des Wanderburschen im Wald (Song of the Traveling Journeymen in the Forest), written in 1862 by Karl Gärtner. The stein is in excellent condition - no chips, lines or any other damages. The lid is pewter with ceramic inlay which is also etched. The stein is 9 tall, 0.5L capacity.

The item "Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900" is in sale since Thursday, January 5, 2017. 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 Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900    Antique German Etched Beer Stein by J. W. Remy #1218 Flirting Scene c. 1900