Mettlach Schlitt Gnomes Beer Stein German Old Antique Vintage Villeroy Boch #967 For Sale
Authentic Original Old Antique
German Villeroy & Boch Mettlach Beer Stein c1906
Gnomes PUGdesigned by Heinrich SchlittSteinby Mettlach #967
Offered for your collecting pleasure, this 3/10 liter Mettlach stein, number 967. This is a very interesting stein in that it is Print Under Glaze with relief. The comic scene of dancing gnomes is by the old German master, Heinrich Schlitt. The gnomes are having a party with dancing radishes and turnips. Schlitt was an important artist who worked for the company of Villerory and Boch around the 1890's. The master serving stein to this group of smaller drinking steins is number 953 which holds 3 1/4 liters. The pewter strap is tight to the handle with no movement. The thumb lift is the head of a gnome. The ceramic inlay is mint with no damage and has a picture of a reclining cat. There are a couple of scratches underneath stein inside base, otherwise the stein isabsolutely mint. Don't miss the opportunity to own a great pug/ relief Mettlach from the turn of the century.
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Important InfoPayment is due within 3 days of sales end, unless pre-arrangements are made. Buyer responsible for shipping and handling. Insurance is included in the price of shipping costs. Tariffs, customs duties and other fees are the responsibility of the buyer. Items will be shipped within3-5 days after payment is received. If you have an issue with the item please contact us first and we will do our best to work with you. All sales are final.Our definition of mint, is that the stein is in the same condition as it left the factory, with no more than normal indications of wear and with no seriously distracting factory flaws. Normal wear can and should be expected and any wear we deem as distracting will be described. If you require greater detail regarding condition, please don't hesitate to contact us.
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Mettlach Schlitt Gnomes Beer Stein German Old Antique Vintage Villeroy Boch #967: $145