It is made of blown crystal glass flashed with deep ruby-red color. It was then stone-cut to make vertical facets. The sides of the steins are copper-wheel engraved - this was a technique that required some serious skills and created beautiful art work.
On the front panel shows inscription" "Andenken von Marienbad" - "For the memory of Marienbad. This is a so-called "Spa" or souvenier stein - the steins of this type were made to commemorate somebody's visit to a spa town. The side panels are nicely engraved with some views of the town of Marienbad - the famous spa town in mid 1800s.
This type of glass beer steins was very common in 1870s. The steins of this kind came mostly from Bohemia - now Czech Republic.
Five ring closed type hinge. The lid is pewter with a clear glass inlay and small thumblift typical for mid-1800s. The stein is in excellent condition, no chips, cracks or repairs. It is a small children's or woman's stein 4.5 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.2L capacity. Use the FREE Counters 1 million sellers do - Vendio!
1870s This type of glass beer steins was very common in 1870s. Reference#: Condition: Excellent Year: c. 1870s Country: Germany Height: 4.5 in Materials: Glass Track Page Views With Aucti.
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