“Drinkers with Saying”
Bier stein – German ceramic factory Mettlach, Villeroy Boch
Etched design of “Drinkers with Saying” – “Beim Essen soll man’s Trinken nicht vergessen, und stets zum trinken einen guten Bissen essen.”
A translation of the wording on the stein is said to mean, “When eating, don’t forget the drinking and when drinking, always eat a few good bites.”
This stein is sometimes also referred to as the Thanksgiving Stein.
Signed by the designer, Fritz Quidenus.
Catalog. number 2716
Dated Circa 1901
22.5 cm high
Condition Excellent with no chips, cracks or crazing.
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