Antique German Porcelain Beer Stein Occupational Cheese Maker c. Description: This beer stein belongs to the "occupational" family of German beer vessels. It was made for a cheesemaker Karl Kloss who was very proud of his occupation. The steins of this sort were quite expensive at the time and could be compared with the regimental or R.
Family of collectible antique beer steins. The stein was made around 1880 - 1890 of hard-paste porcelain with enameled art and ornate pewter lid. It is decorated with a scene of a large cheese-making shop with cows on the scene. The top of the stein is inscripted with the original owner's name - Karl Kloss. The inscription at the top states.And the one at thebottom reads. Eher soll die Welt verderben als vor Durst ein Kaeser sterben! The world should come to an end before a cheese maker should die of thirst! Great heavy cast pewter lid with a stylized Coat-of-Arms for the thumblift. A lithophane with the portrait of Ludwig II - the Bavarian "Mad" King.
The stein is in excellent condition - there. Chips, cracks or lithophane crazing. The stein is 9.5 tall to the top of the finial. I guarantee my description and dating!Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Antique German Porcelain Beer Stein Occupational Cheese Maker c. 1890" is in sale since Monday, October 14, 2019. 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.