This King Limitaet 2002 hand painted old German style beer stein features medieval professions from left to right: the carpenter, the blacksmith, the baker. The stein symbolizes the high esteem the public attributed to these professions as being among the most imporant in the medieval society. The double lion with shield on the bottom rim of this stein depicts the royal surveillance of these professions, the most successful members of which could be honored by being named: Purveyor to his/her majesty the King or Queen.
Pewter relief facon lid. Gold multi color/cobalt handpainted finish.
This stein was originally modeled by the renowned stein designer Gustav Thinwibel in Höhr-Grenzhausen around 1895 and is now being faithfully reproduced by King-Werk GmbH.
Limited Edition of 2,500 individually numbered beer steins Worldwide!
Made by King-Werk of Germany
Height: approx. 12.25"
Width: approx. 5.25"
Total Width (including handle): approx. 6.75"
Volume: 1.5 Liter