Catalog No. 120

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid, signed �PD� (Peter D�mler).

�Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt�s.�
(Hops and malt, may God preserve them.)
�Gerste mit Hopfen gibt gute Tropfen.�
(Barley with hops gives good drops.)

Gambrinus, �the king of beer�, has long been a universal symbol of beer and brewing. It has been suggested that the character may be drawn from the claimed real-life inventor of hopped malt beer, Jan Primus (Johann I), a 13th-century Belgian Duke and President of the Brussels Guild of Brewers.

See also No. 128.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $75-$100
Ltd-color: $60-$80

DB 120
DB 120

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