Germanic Glass Beer Steins Photos

Germanic glass beer steins (Krug in German) are defined by having one handle looped to the side & a hinged lid operated by a thumb knob. Examples on this page have a glass body with a metal lid.

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Bohemian or German glass beaker with St. Christopher & covered tankard with Baptism of Christ at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Rock crystal with enameled gold footed pitcher & humpen with arms of King Sigismunds III of Poland both by Miseroni Workshop of Prague at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Dark blue glass tankard with pewter cover from Bohemia at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.German or Low Countries glass tankard with silver lids added decades later at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Bohemian or German glass beaker with St. Christopher (1659) & covered tankard with Baptism of Christ (c1600-25) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Rock crystal with enameled gold footed pitcher & humpen with arms of King Sigismunds III of Poland (early 17thC) both by Miseroni Workshop of Prague at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany.Dark blue glass tankard with pewter cover (17th C) from Bohemia at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany.German or Low Countries glass tankard (17th C) with silver lids added decades later at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.
Southern German covered mug at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Germanic glass mug painted with Reichsadler eagle & city arms at LACMA. Los Angeles, CA.Covered blue glass krug with enameled lamb of god from Thuringia? at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Two-colored krug where outer blue color is cut away & etched to show military rider from northern Bohemia at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.
Southern German covered mug (1720-30) at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Germanic glass mug painted with Reichsadler eagle & city arms (1743) at LACMA. Los Angeles, CA.Covered blue glass krug with enameled lamb of god (1st half 18thC) from Thuringia? at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Two-colored krug where outer blue color is cut away & etched to show military rider (c1850) from northern Bohemia at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.
Collection of glass goblets & steins where outer colored layer is cut away to form silhouette decorative souvenir pictures of northern Germany at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.German glass bier krug with lid enameled with deer at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Reservist flask souvenir of service at International Maritime Museum. Hamburg, Germany.
Collection of glass goblets & steins (19thC) where outer colored layer is cut away to form silhouette decorative souvenir pictures of northern Germany at Schleswig Holstein State Museum. Schleswig, Germany.German glass bier krug (c1840) with lid enameled with deer at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Reservist flask (1908-11) souvenir of service at International Maritime Museum. Hamburg, Germany.

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