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Antique German Beer Stein High Wheel Bicycle Bike by J. L. Knoedgen c. 1890s
Antique German Beer Stein High Wheel Bicycle Bike by J. Description: Beautiful antique German beer stein dedicated to the sport of cycling and showing a cyclist proudly standing by his old time high wheel bicycle. The side panels show Cupids riding the same high-wheel machines. The high-wheelers or “penny-farthing” bicycles were common in 1880s, by the mid-1890s they were mostly replaced by the safety bicycles. Made of saltglazed stoneware with cobalt-blue, green an magenta glazes. The type of the decoration and pewter lids were common around 1890s. The inscriptions read: Guten Muthes frisch voran – Frohes Herz schafft gute Bahn. Advance with an optimistic mind. A happy heart creates a good path. KNoedgen – one of the obscure names in ceramics manufacturing in the Golden Era of beer-stein s pro duction in late 1800-s – early 1900s. 7 tall to the top of the thumblift, 0.5L capacity. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Attention Sellers – Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Com. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany”. The seller is “beer-stein” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.