APOSTLES LIDDED STEIN- GERZ OLD WORLD GALLERY RARE!!

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  • Item Category: Alcohol & Smoking
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 20, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

THIS IS A VERY LIMITED AUTHENIC GERZ GERMAN STEIN DISTRIBUTED BY EXCLUSIVELY BY ANHEUSER BUSCH. THERE ARE ONLY 500 OF THESE OFFERED BY BUDWEISER. THIS ONE IS 013 OF 500 AND IS STAMPED A UNIQUE SEQUENTIAL NUMBER. IT COMES WITH A WOODEN BOX WHICH IS PICTURED PLUS A LARGER *OLD WORLD GALLERY BOX*. THIS HAS ONLY BEEN OPENED AND TAKEN OUT OF BOX TO TAKE PICTURES AS IT IS IN MINT CONDITION.

THIS COMES WITH A NUMBERED CERTIFICATE WHICH SAYS GERZ MASTERPIECES APOSTLE STEIN

Nowadays there are masterpieces of masterpieces- called "Collectors' Replicas". They are reproductions of an original. Thus the problem of the exorbitant cost involved in acquiring masterpieces is eliminated.

The Apostile Stein is an authorized replica of an historic Apostle Stein from CreuBen, today a special treasure in the art-collection belonging to Professor Spiegel of Dusseldorf and bearing the shelf-number 741 117.

The historic Apostle Stein originated in 1687 in a potter's workshop in CreuBen in Upper Franconia which became known especially for the colorful enamelling on its steins, decorated with vivid super-imposed embossment.

From the end of the 15th century on, CreuBen developed into a centre of the pottery craft expecially in the manufacture of stoneware, which reached its peak in the 17th century. The stoneware
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