Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Antique German Brilliant Cut Glass Beer Stein Hand Painted Lid Lady's Portrait c. Description: This very interesting German beer stein was made around late 1860s - early 1870s. The body of the stein is hand-blown glass decorated with the cut decorations to create many several facets for the perfect optical effect.The bottom has polished-of pontil mark. The lid is inlaid with porcelain insert. The insert is a nicely and skillfully painted porcelain miniature showing a charming lady's portrait. Beautiful example of miniature painting on porcelain.
The stein has a large five-ring closed type hinge and squeezed ball for the thumblift - these are the clear indications of late 1860s manufacturing. It is in excellent condition with only minimal age-related wear. It is 6 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity. I guaramtee my description and dating.
Use the FREE Counters 1 million sellers do - Vendio! The item "Antique German Stone Cut Glass Beer Stein Hand Painted Lid Lady's Portrait c1860" is in sale since Friday, October 30, 2015. 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.