Vintage Large Pewter German Stein Domed Lid and Raised Designs Romance, Travel, & Spring time SKS Zinn 95
Description: A beautiful, large and rather substantial pewter stein with a domed lid and applied handle having a thumb piece. The mug has three panels on the side each with a different raised design or image. The first showing a family frolicking in a field in front of cottageswith dogs in the background titled May time or what would be Spring time. The second, titled romance, has a man and a woman courting under a tree with a dog looking in and the woman's hat on the ground. The third panel has a couple walking down the road with their dog in toe and a man coming behind on the road titled travel. The stein has a round base and bulging bottom with straight sides above the bulge ending at a plain rim. The stein has decorative linear design on the base and the bulging portion. The domed lid, which is hinged on the top of the handle, also has linear decoration as does the shaped handle. The dome has a central finial. The stein is marked on the bottom with the words "SKS ZINN 95%25" within a circle. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain, but most likely sometime in the mid to late 1900's.
Size: Measures ~3 5/8" diameter at the base, ~3 1/4" diameter on top, ~6" at its widest including the handle, and is ~10" high to the top of the finial in the center of the domed lid. This is a substantial stein weighing over 2 pounds.
Marks: Marked on the bottom with the words "SKS ZINN 95%25" within a circle.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice piece of German pewter with very nice and intricate decoration, which seldom comes in such good condition. It would make a nice addition to your collection of German Steins or Beer related collection.
Condition: The stein is in excellent condition with no cracks, breaks, dings, or repairs. The piece has some soiling, which we believe can be easily cleaned. It does have some minor scratches on the inside and out. The piece has no dings or nicks that we could find. A great looking and very well made piece of pewter to add to your collection or to use at your next beer drinking occasion. It would look great in your collection and make for a great conversation piece. Please see photos for additional condition information.