You are ordering this colossal, approximately 8 gallon capacity 32 Liters! , Made in Germany, Gerz, hand painted, 45 tall, limited edition, lidded German Beer Stein. Please see the video link below for the best views and condition.I apologize in advance for the shoddy camera work, I needed 3 hands. Body art is inspired by the 1652 painting "Flemish Kermess" by David Teniers the Younger (special thank you to Ronald Gray, an active member of Stein Collectors International for helping to spread the correct information on the scene, sometimes incorrectly attributed to Brueghel). Removable lid adorned by a child playing the harp.
Upper inscription loosely translated reads, He who can finish/empty this stein is truly a man! Some information, photos of other lid / color variations, and old photographs / postcards featuring these steins can be found by searching under World's Largest Stein. " While this piece is not the the World's largest in history, and therefore in used in quotes, it will in fact settle most "mine is bigger than yours stein challenges unless you are the one who found the Dumler-Breiden lost stein.
Ronald Gray detailing the collaborative effort between SP Gerz and Thewalt in producing this monumental stein. This cross-collectible giant demands attention in any stein or German themed collection. It is a celebration of everything wonderful about beer steins. You can hear and feel the the scenes as you examine the many relief, hand painted characters on this work of art. Perfect addition to your own stein collection.
Perfect birthday gift or Christmas gift for the antique drinking vessel collector who has everything else already. Perfect advertising piece for any German themed space in you home or restaurant.
Specs: 44.5 tall to the top of the child's head. Weighs right at 40 pounds empty.
Base diameter is approximately 13.5 inches. "Worlds Largest" Gerz Beer Stein, Gerz, 8 Gallon, 44.5 Tall - Important collector's piece.
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The item "Gerz 8 Gallon German Lidded Beer Stein World's Largest German Beer Stein Gift" is in sale since Thursday, July 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Breweriana, Beer\Drinkware, Steins\Lidded Steins\Germany".The seller is "jxd0147" and is located in New Bern, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.