Antique Hanau Solid Silver Miniature Beer Stein Or Tankard From Germany C. 1895 For Sale
Victorian Sterling Silver Miniature German Hanau Beer Stein or Tankard by Simon Rosenau circa 1895
This Antique Miniature Stein or Tankard measures approximately 1 1/2 inchesor 38 mm across from the handle to the front lip ofthe lower body by 1 1/8 inches or 29 mm across the width or diameter of the base from side to side and it stands just under 2 1/8 inches or 53 mm tall to the top of the figure on the lid when it is closed.
The miniature stein or tankard is made from solid silverwith a relief decorated scrolled serpent handle and it has a hinged lid that has a cast silver seated child on the top, the body and lid have been superbly embossed or raised relief and engrave decorated with garden scenes of young lovers in period dress that are among scrolls and foliage and the miniature stein or tankard has Notbeen engraved with a previous owners initials or familymonogram all as photographed below, the underside of the body has been impressed with a German 800 standardsolid silver mark next to the Hanau silversmith or makers mark SR of Simon Rosenau from Bad Kisingen and I estimate that it was made circa 1895.
Thecondition is used and near Mint for its age.
The Beer Stein or Tankard hasNoDents, No Splits, No Cracks, No Holesand No Repairsthat I can find,thetankard stands upright,the decoration is very crisp, the lid opens and closes tightly with ease, the tankard holds liquid without leaking, the German silver marks arestill legible althoughas this miniature beer stein or tankard is aused antiqueit doeshave some extremely minor surface marks and wear from use along withthepatina of age that is to be expected and a gentle clean would not goamiss. PersonallyIthink that this antique miniature beer stein, flagon or tankard wouldmake a superb addition to any cabinet collection and that it looks absolutely fantastic considering that it's around 120 or so yearsold.
This Superb Quality Victorian Solid Silver Miniature German Hanau Beer Stein or Tankard bySimonRosenau circa 1895 is oneof several pieces of antique and collectable silver that I have alsolisted.
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Antique Hanau Solid Silver Miniature Beer Stein Or Tankard From Germany C. 1895: $49