Description: This beautiful stein was made between 1905 - 1910 and designed in style usually associated with one of the most famous Jugendstil designer - Franz Ringer.
His designs are the most collectable among the beer stein and Jugendstil collectors. The stein is not signed and attributed to Ringer by association. The design mainly consists of the inscription made with stylized script in Jugendstil manner - a favorite Ringer's concept whem script is the main element of design. The inscription reads:
Musik und frohe Leut
freuen mich alle Zeit.
Music and happy people
make me happy all the time.
(Translation by Roy De Selms from Stein Collector's International web site).
The lid is engraved with a presentation inscription. The stein is in excellent condition, it is 7" tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity.
Year: circa 1905
Height: 6 in.
Materials: Stoneware, pewter
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Antique German Jugendstil Beer Stein Franz Ringer Style C.1905: $95