"Very Old German Beer Mug VIIIth Deutsches Sangerbundes Fest Nurnberg1912"German commemorative sandstone mug of the "VIIIth Deutsches Sangerbundes Fest Nurnerg 27-31 Juli 1912" (VIIIth German Song Festival of Nuremberg 27-31 July 1912). A beautiful polychrome decoration of a wreath of flowers bearing the shields of the German Empire, the city of Nurember and the festival. The set enhanced with enamel stitch. On the pewter lid, a view of the city of Nuremberg, a lyre molded to open. Markings: On the lid: Nurnberg Inside the molded lid: L.Ostermayr. Nurnberg On the bottom with the wet red pad: L Ostermayr .Nurnberg At the bottom of the decor the initials: R and E entwined On the top side the capacity: ½ L A barely visible hair inside. Height at the lyre: 184 mm Diameter of the base: 95 mm A very nice piece for collectors of old mugs L. Ostermayr (born February 24, 1847) was manufacturer of glass, porcelain and art products in Nuremberg in Bavaria. The factory was founded in 1820 by Johann Nepomuk Ostermayr (1800-1855). His son Johann Leonhard Ostermayr (1842-1906) developed his business. His sons, Hans and Julius Ostermayr, entered the company around 1900. A new shop was built on 31/37 Königstraße. The sons were given permission to mention "supplier the imperial court and the court of Austria-Hungary". The main factory was destroyed during the Second World War.