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Sport Antiques Catalogue - Antique Tennis and Racquet sports - General

23002

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#23002

TENNIS BEER STEIN.
A German stoneware 1/2 liter beer stein with original pewter hinged lid, although repaired. The body is decorated with a tennis scene and the front inscribed 'Bei Spiel, Und Scherz, Bleibt Froh, Das, Herz', the base with impressed factory mark and date 1914.
The proverb translates roughly as " with games and fun the heart stays young".
C. 1914

H 25 cm x Dia. 10.5 cm
H 9¾" x Dia. 4¼"

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