Catalog No. 458
Pottery, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.
“A Scheibn u. a Herz, is was b’sunders im Lebin.
Oft moanst du hast’s troffa u. doch schiesst daneb’n.”
(A target and a heart are something special in life.
Often you think you hit it and you missed.)
“Gerste mit Hopfen giebt gute Tropfen.” (recessed base versions)
(Barley with hops gives good drops.)
A special order version of this stein (below left) was produced for the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, replacing the central image with depiction of a “Tyroler Dorfstrasse” (Tyrolean village street) from the Fair’s Tyrolean Alps concession. Additional D&B steins known to have been produced for the Fair include Nos. 268, 366, 406, 456, 523 and 575.
St. Louis: $200-$300