Antique German Character Beer Stein - Monk by Merkelbach and Wick c. Description: This very interesting German beer stein belongs to the family of character steins - steins made in a shape of an object or person. They are also called "figural".
This particular one is made in a shape of a smiling monk wearing his robe with a rosary on his side. His head forms the lid.Monks were always asociated with brewing and beer drinking so a stein in form of a monk was the most popular character stein in Germany. Made of the very traditional tan pottery with green and brown glazes glaze and pewter mounts.
It has the same body but the head is different - he has a beard and wearing a hood. Please take a look at my auctions. Excellent flawless condition - no chips, cracks or other damage. It is 7 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0,5L capacity.Get images that make Supersized seem small. It has the same body but the head is different - he has a beard and w.