This beer stein is one of the original Thewalt 1893 collectors edition beer steins that is now produced by King. This Beer Stein features a deep relief panel. The center panel depicts "Fridolin the Drunken Son" and the inscription reads as "Mutter lass die Tuere offen, Dein Soehnlein komt and ist besoffe" which translates to "Mother leave the door open for your drunken son". The beer stein is issued as a hand-numbered Limited Edition with a 2,500 piece issue limit. The stein is topped an ornate, hand attached 100% lead free pewter lid. his beer stein holds 0.75 Liter (approx. 25oz), is approx. 11" tall and is hand-painted with a ceramic glaze in a rustic blue color schema on grey base color. Glaze is applied using multiple firing processes where the stein is fired for each individual color, creating a glass-like smooth and colored surface. This German Beer Stein is 100% food safe and can be used to consume beverages. Due to the thick and high quality material, the stein can be placed in the freezer prior to usage and will keep your beverages cool for a long time. Authentic German Beer Mug, produced by King-Werke in Germany. King, opened in 1949 in Germany, is one of the last remaining original stein factories which manufactures beer steins in accordance with century old traditions. All beer mugs are 100% "Made in Germany" using the finest "Wester Wald" clay. A very unique gift for any special occasion. Ideal for weddings (great gift for grooms men), Oktoberfest parties, bachelor parties etc. A great conversation piece and fantastic collectors item.