Gambrinus

Catalog No. 726

Pottery, figural, 3.0L.

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. 727.

Price Range: $800-$1,000

     
     
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