Oktoberfest 1810-1910 Stein

Brüder Thannhauser

From the collection of Walter Swett

Central scene

Right side scene

Rear view showing hinge and capacity mark

Left side scene with FRanz Ringer „FR“ monogram

Bottom with official stamp

Interior lid with Bruder Thannhauser mark

Exterior lid

0fficial 100 year anniversary Oktoberfest stein by Bruder Thannhauser München designed by Franz Ringer.

The central scene is of the Munich Child. The Coat of Arms above is from the Kingdom of Bavaria 1835-1918. The first quadrant is the golden lion of the Palatinate. Second Quadrant is the Franconian rake. Third Quadrant is the coat of arms of Burgau representing Swabia-a red and white striped field with a gold pale and the fourth quadrant is the Lion of Veldenz, a blue lion with a golden crown on a white background, representing the House of Wittelsbach. The inescutcheon represents Bavaria.

The firms G. Wiesinger, porcelain painter and Gebrueder Thannhauser, artistic pewterware manufacturer, were selected to manufacture the centennial anniversary beer steins in 1 liter and ½ liter sizes with the design of sculptor Franz Ringer, in color presentation of laurel wreaths and garland looped around the Munich Child with both dates 1810 and 1910 on its side and over it the Bavarian king’s coat of arms and beneath the inscription “In remembrance of the 100 year Centennial of the Munich Oktoberfest". (Destouches, Ernst von (1843-1916) Verfasser; Die Jahrhunderfeier des Muenchener Oktoberfest, 1912)

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type stein materialstoneware
producer Brüder Thannhauser
producer info
designer/decoratorFranz Ringer
capacity1 Liter   
design date1910   

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