Merkelbach Beer Stein #2181 C. The artists who worked for R. Wynand and other famous designers and art professors of Art Nouveau/Jugendstil era.
The stein is designed by Charlotte Krause in early 1900s - she was one of the very few women who worked as Jugendstil designer at this period. The stein is made of stoneware and glazed with "koelnisch braun" glaze - a very special glaze technique used by R. The lid is pewter - the signature Merkelbach lid used exclusively on his brown glaze Jugendstil steins.
The stein is in excellent condtion. There is some minor issue with one ring of the hinge see pic. But it is fully functional and stable.The stein is marked with R. Merkelbach Grenzhausen mark used in early 1900s. The stein is 10.5 tall to the top of the thumblift, 2L capacity.
Condition: Excellent with minor hinge issue. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. 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.