Antique Early German Faience Beer Stein - Schrezheim Yellow Glaze dated 1840. Description: Presented is a fantastic example of an early historical drinking vessels. This beer stein is made of faience. All old German faience could be attributed to a certain town of manufacturing.
This one was made in the town of Schrezheim in around 1831 or earlier. Schrezheim was very famous in late 1700s to early 1800s for it's faience work and also for the best quality pewter lids. This lid is alone a true piece of art of the "late Biedermeier" period of 1820 - 1840s. There is a spiked prolonged sphere for the thumblift - this is very typical for Biedermeier period. The lid is engraved with initials: A.
The lid medallion shows a lady and a gentleman with inscription "Ewige Freundschaft" - "Eternal friendship". The body of the stein is glazed with a beautiful yellow glaze - this is the typical Schrezheim glaze , easily recognizable. The stein is in a very good condition for the age. There is a faint glaze line on the back, some very minor chipping on the bottom edge and it seems that some lines in the bottom were professionally repaired. Overal - a beautiful and magnificent appearance.There is a mark on the bottom inscribed in the wet clay, most likely the decorator/glazer initial. The stein is large and impressive - 10.5 tall to the top of the thumblift, 1 1/4 L capacity. Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "Antique Early German Faience Beer Stein Schrezheim Yellow Glaze dat.
1840" is in sale since Tuesday, March 16, 2021. 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. This item can be shipped worldwide.