Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894

Antique_Mettlach_Villeroy_Boch_Beer_Stein_1909_942_PUG_Watchman_Rooster_c_1894_01_mbr Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894
Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894
Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894
Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894
Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894
Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894

Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894
Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. Made of pottery in PUG (print under glaze) technique unique to Mettlach. The saying on front reads: Morgen, Mittags, Abends, Nachts, trink dein Bier u. Morning, noon, evening and night, drink your beer and avoid it at other times. The picture on the left shows a nightwatchman sitting with a beer stein in his hand, the picture on the right depicts a gentleman-rooster. The Nightwatchman symbolizes nighttime drinking, the rooster, apparently, morning. A very good and interesting example of German beer drinking folklore and humor. The stein in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. Some very mild age-related discoloration. Marked with impressed mold number 1909 and decoration number 942. There is also impressed date mark “94” for the year of 1894 according to Mettlach markings, and quality control mark 14. The lid is sitting tight. It is 6 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity. Condition: Excellent w/minor discoloration. Maker: Mettlach/Villeroy and Boch. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894″ is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany”. The seller is “beer-stein” and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Antique Mettlach Villeroy&Boch Beer Stein #1909/942 PUG Watchman/Rooster c. 1894