The Grand Tour travelers of the Victorian era - travelers of wealth and standing, created industry in tourist souvenirs, and they bought them and had them sent back home as gifts and as proofs and remembrances of their wonderful travels. This is one of those and it depicts a wheel-engraved rendering SEVEN unique spa related architecturals with captions including "Consul Krause House" on the lid and the main reference on the side of "Andenken von Swinemunde" or "Souvenir of Swinemunde" on the side. Swinemunde being a city and seaport on the Baltic sea just on the border of Poland and Germany. The remaining six edifices engraved on the sides are surely bath houses in or around the area that would have been the main attraction for all visitors. A beautiful stein, perfect for the stein and/or Bohemian glass collectors. Perhaps Egermann, but definitely Bohemian glass from the late 1800s. A fabulous piece!
Very good condition. There are two small nips to the edge of the base and a scuff or two but no large chips, cracks, damage or repairs to note. See pictures for measurements.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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