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Susan Dean, San Marcos CA   

Antique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and BerriesAntique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and BerriesAntique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and BerriesAntique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and BerriesAntique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and BerriesAntique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and BerriesAntique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and BerriesAntique Hand Carved Black Forest Beer Stein, 10" Mug, Cup, c.1860-80 Bird and Berries

Wonderful antique hand carved Black Forest (Swiss) work of art, this is a 10" tall beer stein, essentially, with hinged lid and a fabulous anatomical study of a small bird up on top, in field setting, and berries down the body of the mug. It is just in from France and my recent buying trip. Big and beautiful! It is 10" tall and the widest part of the body is 4" in diameter. Beautifully designed and executed entirely by hand.

Very good condition for age and type. There are no splits in the body nor top, no age cracks nor breaks that would hinder function. Though one really would only want this one for display, I'm sure - liquid in wood is never a good plan. Such a beauty! Bird misses one part of one wing, and I've left that little nail in place so you can see that perhaps a chip to the thumb rest of the mug is an issue, too. But if the little nail that surely was holding a piece on at one time is removed, the rest still holds the cup lid open at a nice angle and it isn't much distracting at all. Those things mentioned, it is a gorgeous old one, very nicely carved as you can see - work of a master! Tempting to have the wing and rest carved, but we'll leave that decision to its next owner.

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Susan Dean
San Marcos
CA
  

Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European

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