German Beer Stein

dwhite1003September 28, 2010

I am trying to find out the age of this beer stein and the maker. "GERMANY" is engraved on the bottom. It could have been brought from Germany by my great great grandfather around 1843 or someone in my family may have acquired it.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/46089323@N07/5033579530/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/46089323@N07/5033579872/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/46089323@N07/5033580210/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/46089323@N07/5033580554/

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dwhite1003

I would also appreciate any opinions regarding the value.

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 12:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
notitfortat

Here is a link to an episode of Antiques Roadshow where they are talking about German beer steins. It starts about 20 minutes in. I hope it helps.

Here is a link that might be useful: Antiques Roadshow

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 4:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sunnyca_gw

There used to be a huge site on German Steins. I spent 3-4 hrs on it, some were so beautiful. I happened to be looking for a saying on my little 1 that someone on here later told me what it meant. There are a lot of them out there! Good Luck!

    Bookmark   September 29, 2010 at 1:37AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Help with age and materials of chair
I just purchased this chair, used, with the idea of...
mikejillnelson
Not sure what it is
Would like to restore this piece. Not sure of the age...
Hanna
Help with print
Have some one seen this name on artwork or know of...
Dones
Home Design Show in NYC
click to win tickets http://www.architecturaldigest.com/win-adhds-tickets...
ami1026
Vintage oil painting
I need help with name on oil painting, I think it's...
Dones
Sponsored Products
Arm's Length Metal Chair in Gray
$114.99 | Dot & Bo
Black Forest One-Day Antique 11-Inch Cuckoo Clock
$858.60 | Bellacor
German Gothic Pull and Plate Set
Signature Hardware
Wusthof Classic Serrated Utility Knife
$64.95 | FRONTGATE
'Hashtag Tap That' Pint Glass
$9.99 | zulily
Odyssey Monopod Pendant
$116.00 | Bellacor
Holtkoetter | Ceiling Fixture No. 5231/3
YLighting
Holtkoetter | Low-Voltage Chandelier No. 5508/8
YLighting
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™