- Pattern: Black Labrador Retriever
- Made in Germany by Gerz
- Vintage: 1980’s (estimated)
- Details: This is a gorgeous Beer Stein with Pewter lid. It is based on two of Linda Picken’s paintings, “Winter Music” is on one side shows a Black Lab in the snow with Canadian Geese flying overhead. The other side shows a “Black Lab” portrait, gorgeous dog laying in the dry cattails with mallards flying overhead. The dog scenes are bordered by a beautiful oak leaves relief border with acorns, pine needles and pine cones. The lid is made of pewter and has a wonderful acorn and pine cone design, the mechanism for lifting is an acorn leaf. The acorn leaf motif cascades down the handle. This mug is a great addition to an existing collection, or the perfect father’s day gift or a gift for a Labrador Retriever lover/owner. Great addition for a bar or man cave decor.
- Material: Stoneware and Pewter (97% Zinn)
- Dimensions: 7.0 inches without the lid, 8.5 inches including the lid. Top opening is 2.75 inches in Diameter, Bottom is 4.25 inches in Diameter. Holds 0.5 L (16.9 oz)
- Condition: Vintage – Used. Excellent Condition. There are no cracks, chips or scratches. Pewter is in excellent condition as well. Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can’t accept returns. Please remember these are ANTIQUE and VINTAGE items, they are NOT NEW, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.
- Shipping is included, (continental US only), unless otherwise noted. This item ships Priority Mail and Insured for your protection. AK, HI and International shoppers will see additional shipping based on your location.
Linda Picken was born in 1944 and is an active artist living the American Ozarks. She loves animals and wildlife and it shows in her art work. Linda studied at the Des Moines Art Center, majored in art at Drake University, and developed her own style of wildlife and animal portraiture. She is an award-winning artist whose works have gained national recognition numerous times via various trade publications, awards, and her association with national organizations. She was named an Honorary Trustee of Ducks Unlimited and recipient of its first Silver Palette and Chisel award. Dozens of her paintings have been selected to help raise funds for conservation. Her work is also seen in a collection of plate series, greeting cards and numerous other gift items, including Christmas stockings, tapestry pillows and afghans.