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PROST! A TOAST TO THE PIN BOY
Take a look at what’s hidden inside this unassuming beer stein. Learn more about this item.
The 1918 American Bowling Congress tournament in Cincinnati was the site of protest when temperance supporters objected to Hamilton County issuing a temporary saloon license to the ABC for the distrib ...
AN AMERICAN STEIN
The most well-known bowling beer steins are German, but American potters also wove love of the sport into their work. This pitcher from Trenton, New Jersey, depicts the tenpin set-up as well as a scen ...
KNOCK DOWN ALL NINE
Like many other Mettlach steins, this piece features an etched, folksy design. The men are bowling a game of ninepin on a rudimentary alley, with their beer steins nearby. The text reads, in German, “ ...
BEER STEIN DISPLAY
The German art of stoneware steins saw a peak in popularity between 1850 and 1910. Technological advancements allowed for vibrant new designs as well as more affordable steins. Many of the most well-k ...
VILLAGE BOWLING SCENE
J.W. Remy manufactured stoneware for over a century beginning in the 1860s, and the company began exporting their steins to the United States by 1900. This full-color folksy stein could have been on M ...
SWIG FROM THE SWINE STEIN
The bowling motif wasn’t exclusive to beer! This majolica, or painted pottery, bowling pig’s straw hat conceals a cork, allowing for liquor storage. An inscription on the bottom reads “B&L Gesetzl Ges ...
GUT HOLZ! NIPPER
The Schaefer & Vater Porcelain Factory was best known for producing humorous character flasks (also known as nippers), in addition to other porcelain crafts, with a distinctive blue glaze. The company ...
Mettlach steins are some of the most recognizable tankards in any collection. The company, formally known as Villeroy & Boch, was known for their innovative designs and manufacturing methods. Phanolit ...
DON’T HIT THE PIN BOY!
In the late 1800s, famed stein manufacturer Villeroy & Boch, also known as Mettlach, began dabbling in “etched” designs. The colorful, decorative steins utilized colored clay to create folksy scenes a ...