Antique German Enameled Glass Beer Stein Farmer's Occupation c. Description: This very interesting stein was made in the so-called Biedermeier period of 1800 - 1820. It is made of blown crystal glass with a round pedestal and a massive hand-applied handle. The stein is nicely painted with glass enamel - this was a technique that required some serious skills and created beautiful artwork.
It shows the tools of farmer's trade - hayfork with a scythe and a rake. This is a typical "occupational" beer stein of the early 1800s, dedicated to the farmer's occupation. This type of glass beer steins was very common in the 1800 - 1820.The steins of this kind came mostly from Bohemia. The lid is of a steep type with the cone-shaped thumblift sitting on the lid and five-ring closed type hinge - also typical for this period. The lid is engraved with initials M. The stein has a line on the back, where the bottom of the handle connects.
It is quite stable and shows a wonderful appearance. The stein is 9 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity. Condition: Line on back, otherwise excellent. Get images that make Supersized seem small. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany".
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