Antique Mettlach 1/2L German Beer Stein "Gamblers Stein" #2441 Dated 1903. An etched and incised antique Mettlach 1/2L German beer stein, mold #2441, by Villeroy and Boch entitled "Old German Drinkers Playing Dice", commonly called the Gambler's Stein. The stein depicts what appears to be two German Landsknecht playing dice with a man watching on one side and a woman watching on the other. Designed by Mettlach designer Fritz Quidenus.The lid features a pottery etched inlay depicting a turnip and pipe, and the pewter thumb lift is in the form of a woman's bust. This stein body is larger than most 1/2L steins, closer in size to a 1L.
The bottom of the stein features the Mettlach abbey mark and the date code of "03" for 1903. The stein measures approximately 9 tall to the top of the pewter thumb lift.
The item "Antique Mettlach 1/2L German Beer Stein Gamblers Stein #2441 Dated 1903" is in sale since Saturday, October 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany". The seller is "imgonnamissyou" and is located in Austin, Texas.This item can be shipped to United States.