Vintage/Antique EDW AAGAARD Copenhagen DENMARK - ?BRONZED Small TANKARD/STEIN

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DESCRIPTION

Offered with NO RESERVE and starting at our usual low price is this very unusual half size stein/tankard. I THINK the metal MAY be bronze - it is heavy enough, but it could also just be a bronzed metal (sorry, metalware is not an area I have specialist knowledge in). I have tried to research this item and I have eventually found just a few viking boats, viking figures and chests by this maker ( EDW. AAGAARD of Copenhagen, Denmark) - all described as bronze, and dating to the first half of the 20th century, but I have been unable to find a drinking stein/tankard such as this - so obviously not a common piece. It has ears of wheat/corn with Viking boats at sea and a large boulder supported by upright rocks overlooking the sea.

There is an inscription on both sides - one in English (the other in ?Danish) which states 'AND OVER GOLDEN CORN FIELDS STANDS VIKING STONE ON GUARD'

SIZE - Pictures are MAGNIFIED to show detail, so please judge size by measurements It measures approximately 11cms (4 1/4 inches) in height to the top of the handle x 7.6cms (3 inches) rim diameter and it holds approximately 1/2 pint when full.

CONDITION IS VERY GOOD, although someone (not me!) has obviously tried to clean it at some
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