German Polychrome Beer Stein with Architectural Medallions circa 1885. Measures approximately 6 3/8 high by 4 ¼ in diameter at the base.
Excellent original condition no chips or cracks with the exception of one tiny fleabite to the rim. Architectural medallions show a church or cathedral, a castle, and what appears to be a commercial building.
Fantastic gargoyle faces and masks adorn the stein. Wonderful dolphin or sea creature handle. Signed on the underside with.Johann Glatz commenced manufacturing in 1870. Situated in the Black Forest in.
Villingen, Baden (now Villingen-Schwenningen, Baden-Württemberg). He produced "Hafnerware" a type of Majolica.
This he exhibited in 1893 in Chicago. Throughout the active life of the pottery he employed just ten people.
Production continued through to his death in 1915. The company was wound up in 1916.
Much of his Majolica range was designed by Professor Keller-Leuzinger, who brought the methods of production from Switzerland. The item "Rare Glatz Majolikafabrik German Beer Stein with Architectural Scenes Circa 1885" is in sale since Sunday, February 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Mugs & Tankards". The seller is "davidgrant777" and is located in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
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