Antique Beer Stein Extra Large 21" 1880s 1910s Art Nouveau Made in Germany

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This antique beer stein is stout and will have any stein collect hopping around in their lederhosen. The extra large size is hard to find and more so from this era. If your a lover of the Art Nouveau period this is your great find! Each character is framed in Art Nouveau swirling grace.

German beer steins date back as far as the 14th century. As a result of the bubonic plague & insects, Germany set laws in 16th century requiring food and beverage be protected & covered.

During WWI, pewter was in short supply and nickel-plated metal lids were used. Such is the case with this stein

Those who treasures antique will delight in the craftsman's slight brush stoked imperfections. In the Jugendstil (referring to the "Art Nouveau" period from 1900 to about 1920 ). After the 1850s beer stein makers would hires sometimes students to copy designs of Elizabethan charters and earlier. Frequently a story is told as the case with the kissing couple that have a baby pulling at the mothers dress. The new style that resulted is called neo-Renaissance and neo-Classical or Historicism.

This large stein would be a beautiful addition for any collector.

Label: Large Beer Stein
Condition: good used condition, Finial is slightly bent
Measurement: 6.25" Length of Base, 17.75" Height to Lip, 21" Height to Finial, 8" Width with handle, 11" Handle from attached, 9.5" Handle Grip

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