~ Wo treu das Gemüth ~
This is a stein given or received by a member of German student singing group. Lid engraved with dedication, dated 18th January 1896. It is marked with mold number "1828" and made by Merkelbach & Wick and decorated by Hannes and Wieninger München. See Chris Wheeler's "Stein Marks.com". Also compare our related entry "Ehr' unser Zier, Lied das Panier".  
Wo treu das Gemüth,
Wo frei That u. Wort,
Da hast Deutsches Lied,
Du den besten Hort.
"Where true to the mind,
where free deed and word,
as did German song,
you best treasure"
Translation: Chris Wheeler
Photo credit: Chris Wheeler