~ Maas und Ziel, das beste Spiel ~
Middle of the road is usually the best policy on this Jugendstil (youth style = modern art) stein probably by Paulus & Thewalt marked "2238 Germany" ca. early 1900's.
Maas und Ziel, das beste Spiel. Measure and moderation are the best game.
Translation: Les Hopper compilation/Roy De Selms
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