Antique Large Unusual German Beer Stein/Server Metal Enamelware c. Description: Presented is a large and very interesting pouring beer stein/server made of metal enamelware made around 1890s - early 1900s. The story of enamel cookware begins in the 1760s in Germany. The idea of finding a safe, convenient coating first took hold there: in scientific writing and in actual iron works. Fifty years later vitreous enamel linings, also called porcelain, for kitchen pans were becoming familiar in several European countries.
Enamelling was no longer limited to decorative arts and crafts. Vitreous enamel, also called porcelain enamel, is a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between 750 and 850 °C (1,380 and 1,560 °F). The powder melts, flows, and then hardens to a smooth, durable vitreous coating. The metal enamelware kitchen ware became extremely popular at the end of 19th century and until 1960s (it is becomeming trendy again). However, the beer steins of this kind are extremely rare and quite unusual.The body of the stein is made is made in form that was called "Birnkrug" or "pear-shaped stein" in Germany. The exterior enanamel is of beautiful light blue color, the interior is white. Great serving stein in unusual material. There are some minimal enamel flakes, but no breaks or repairs. This is a very good condition for enamelware that old. It is very elegant and impressive, standing 15 tall to the top of the thumblift, 3 L capacity. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Antique Large Unusual German Beer Stein/Server Metal Enamelware c. 1900s" is in sale since Tuesday, May 8, 2018.
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.