Antique German Porcelain Beer Stein Occupational Butcher w/Lithophane c. Description: This beer stein belongs to the "occupational" family of German beer vessels.It was made for a butcher who was very proud of his occupation. The steins of this sort were quite expensive at the time and could be compared with the regimental or reservisten family of collectible antique beer steins. The stein was made around 1880 - 1890 of hard porcelain with enameled art and ornate pewter lid. It is decorated with scenes of the butcher's trade.
Wer nicht liebt, trinkt und singt, es nie zu wahren Freude bringt. " "Who does not love, drink and sing will never achieve true happiness. The words under the picture say. " - "Long live the noble Butchers!The lid is inscribed with the name of the owner - Heinrich Haider. The stein has a lithophane - a picture in the bottom that you can only see through the light. It shows a tavern scene with a maid and a client. The stein is in excellent condition for the age. There is no chips, cracks or even usual lithophane crazing.
The stein is 10.5 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity. Condition: Excellent with some age-related wear. Get images that make Supersized seem small.
The item "Antique German Porcelain Beer Stein Occupational Butcher withLithophane c. 1890" 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.
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