Antique German Porcelain Character Beer Stein Bowling Ball by Schierholz 0.5L c. Description: This very interesting German beer stein belongs to the family of character steins - steins made in the shape of an object or person. They are also called "figural". This particular one is made in the shape of a bowling ball with pins on the front and another bowling ball for the thumblift.
Bowling was very popular in old Germany with clubs and associations in every town. The beer steins with bowling theme are very collectible. It was manufactured by Schierholz - the biggest name in character stein production around 1880 - 1900. Over the years he produced many beautiful and famous character beer steins that are highly sought for by many collectors. Marked with stamped and glazed over word "Musterschutz", which means the design was protected under the German law, and the crossed blue lines.This particular ink stamped mark is the Schierholz identifier. The stein is in excellent flawless condition, and the whole piece is a good display item. It is 6 tall, 0,5L capacity.
Year: early 1 890 s. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique German Porcelain Character Beer Stein Bowling Ball by Schierholz c. 1890" is in sale since Sunday, November 25, 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.