Old Merkelbach Decorative Stoneware Beer Barrel Keg

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  • Item Category: Alcohol & Smoking
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 09, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House


For your consideration we are offering this vintage German stoneware beer barrel keg. Side of barrel shows the trademark "Reinh. Merkelbach - Hohr Grenzhausen - Made In Germany". A wonderful cobalt blue and tan gray salt glaze finish with hand incised circle and line design. Front of barrel keg over wood tap spigot shows a medieval German huntsman blowing horn while holding pike axe. The rich cobalt blue decoration gives this piece a desirable contrasting color eye appeal. Keg measures 6 3/4" x 5 1/2" with a 2 litre volume capacity. Keg is in very good + condition free of any chips or cracks. It is missing the 1" dia. cork on the top side. This could easily be replaced. This is a very collectible piece of breweriana from a noted German stein maker. Satisfaction guaranteed on this item.

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