John Fritz 5th & Somerset Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Amana?, Iowa, United States. Töpfer / Potter He supposedly also worked at the Shaker Pottery in Amana, Iowa, circa 1856-1900. Reference: Old South Jersey Glass
Side view featured stein.
The handle is drilled for a lid fitting.
It is unknown whether one was ever fitted.
"Early Mettlach" style, earthenware stein.
I am reliably informed that Mark Mager
was the original owner.
Basemarks on the featured stein.
"John Fritz" "5th & Somerset Street, Phila."