Antique Jugendstil Art Nouveau German Beer Stein R. Merkelbach by Karl Goerig #1845 c. Made by Marzi and Remy. One of the most prominent Jugendstil beer stein manufacturers, the stein is designed in a style called Jugendstil - the German version of Art Nouveau, and represents the quintessential Jugendstil artifact, where geometrical elements and specific repeating patterns are combined with stylishly designed fonts.
The inscription reads: Spar nicht ängstlich Geld u. Gut, trinke wenn dirs schmecken tut.
Drink when it tastes good to you. (Translation by Frank Loevi in the "Beer Stein Library") The design of this stein is attributed to Karl Goerig - a well-known and important Jugendstil designer who worked with Marzi and Remy, Reinhold Merkelbach, Merkelbach and Wick and some other prominent Jugendstil ceramics manufacturers. Made of pottery with gray glaze and green and dark-red decorations forming stylized hops and barley. The stein is marked with B&C mark and the model number 5892.
This stein was made by Marzi and Remy, the model number 1845. The stein is in excellent condition. There is no damage whatsoever. It stays 6 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity.
Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique Jugendstil German Beer Stein Marzi/Remy by Karl Goerig #1845 c. 1910s" is in sale since Tuesday, June 23, 2020. 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.
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