Antique German Beer Stein Hand Painted Old Poem by Merkelbach and Wick c. Description: This old German stein was made in 1880s - 1890s of tan stoneware with white enameled inside and beautiful hand-painted decorations showing a man and a woman in old German outfits from a Golden Age of Germany walking through a the corn field. Es war ein Sonntag hell und klar ein selten schöner Tag im Jahr Wir beide gingen durch das Korn durch Feld und Au, durch Busch und Dorn Die Lerche sang, der Sonnenschein lag schimmernd über Flur und Hain O schöne Zeit wie liegst du fern wie liegst du weit. O schöne Zeit o selge Zeit, o selge Zeit wie liegst du fern, wie liegst du weit It was a bright and clear Sunday a rarely beautiful day of the year We both went through the cornfield through fields and meadows, through bushes and thorns The lark sang, the sunshine lay shimmering over the meadow and grove O nice time how far are you how far are you O nice time o clear time, o clear time how are you far away, how far are you.This romantic poem and the illustration was made in the so-called "Historismus" art style reflection the nostalgia for some good old times. The stein was ma de by Merkelbach and Wick - one of the major names in ceramics manufacturing in the Golden Era of beer-stein s pro duction in late 1800-s - early 1900s. A perfect example of Historismus beer drinking vessels with a poetic theme. Fantastic heavy ornate pewter lid with figural thumblift. The stein is in excellent condition with no chips, lines or repairs. The lid is sitting tight. 10 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.
The item "Antique German Beer Stein Hand Paunted Old Poem by Merkelbach and Wick c. 1890s" is in sale since Sunday, April 12, 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. This item can be shipped worldwide.