Large Monumental Antique Beer Stein Early German Wedding by M. Description: Fantastic very large - enormous! - antique German beer stein made in relief technique with green, black and magenta glazing and pewter lid. It was made by Matthias Girmscheid - one of the major beer stein manufacturers in early 1900s Germany.
He established his own company in 1870 in Hoehr, now - Hoehr-Grenzhausen, the famous Westerwald stein-maiking area. The design shows a group of early German tribes people performing a wedding ceremony. The sayings at the top and at the bottom of the stein.
Trinkt nach alter deutsche Weise, in der Freunde frohem Kreise lang nach diesen Steinkrug leer. Drink the old German way, in the friends happy circles long after this stone jug was empty.
There is no maker's mark, but the design is signe G. This was one of the Girmscheid designers. There is another signature next to it is not recognizable.
This is a very large monumental stein measuring 20 tall with the capacity of 4 L. The stein is in excellent flawless condition with only minimal wear. Condition: Excellent - minimal wear. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany".
The seller is "beer-stein" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.