Catalog No. (X4)
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter or inlaid lid.
“Bei Bier und Wein ist es gut lustig sein.”
(With beer and wine comes good fun.)
Side images derived from paintings by Munich artist and professor Franz Defregger (1835-1921), whose depictions of Tyrolean life have come to symbolize the genre and are often seen on beer steins.
Some examples, including the one shown here, exist with a relief lid inlay bearing the trade mark of the Keeley Brewing Company, which operated in Chicago, IL between 1878 and 1920.