Antique Mettlach V&B German Beer Stein Bicycle Bike Theme #1909 PUG 1037 c. Made of pottery in PUG (print under glaze) technique unique to Mettlach.The stein depicts a humorous scene of a lady riding a bike towards Cupid trying to get from him her heart pierced by his arrow. The onlookers watch the scene with horror. The lid is pewter - a good Mettlach steeple type lid. Very nice and impressive example of sports memorabilia. Note the special biking pants/skirt the lady is wearing, the shoes and her hat flying away.
The decoration was created by the artist with the initials "CK" - we don't know his full name but he designed several nice and attractive Mettlach beer steins. The stein in excellent condition with no damage and clean interior without any discoloration so typical for PUG steins. The lid is sitting tight. Marked withmpressed mold number 1909, decoration number 1037, and impressed date mark "98" for the year of 1898 according to Mettlach markings, and quality control mark 30.It is 9 tall to the top of the finial, 0.5L capacity. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique Mettlach V&B German Beer Stein Bicycle Bike Theme #1909 PUG 1037 c.
1898" is in sale since Saturday, July 11, 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.