Louis Obert Brewery Beer Serving Tray, St. Louis, MO 1905

This is a beer serving tray featuring made by the Louis Obert Brewery in St. Louis, Missouri, 1905.  This tray features a factory scene view from the Louis Obert Brewery and profiles a likeness of Mr. Obert with his picture in the oval insert of the tray. It was made by the Chas. Schonk Advertising Art Company in Chicago, Illinois.  The Obert Brewery was in close proximity to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery plant. Mr. Obert and Mr. Busch were considered good friends and well known beer barons in the early 1900’s.  The Obert Brewery went out of business at the start of prohibition in 1918.