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 in the brilliant-cut manner to create many small facets for the perfect optical effect. The bottom has polished-of pontil mark and cut facets as well. 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. It is in excellent condition with only minimal age-related wear. It is 7 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity.
I guaramtee my description and dating. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small.Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Use the FREE Counters 1 million sellers do - Vendio! The item "Antique German Stone Cut Glass Beer Stein Hand Painted Lid Lady's Portrait c1870" is in sale since Tuesday, October 20, 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.
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