Antique German Porcelain Beer Stein Occupational Swiss Cheese Maker c. Description: This beer stein belongs to the "occupational" family of German beer vessels. It was made for a cheese maker 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 and goats on the scenes by the side. The inscription on the bottom states. Long live the Swiss cheese maker! There is another inscription on the.
And another one in the upper left corner that looks like a poem but I was not able to. Apparently, the Schwaizerkaeser was a profession, not nationality - "the maker of Swiss-type cheese" that included making cheese, taking care of livestock, milking, breeding, grooming, etc. Great heavy cast pewter lid with a rampant Lion 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 10.5 tall to the top of the. I guarantee my description and dating!
Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "Antique German Porcelain Beer Stein Occupational Swiss Cheese Maker c. 1890" is in sale since Sunday, August 19, 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.