Gambrinus Raising Chalice

Catalog No. (T26)

Pottery, threaded relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

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 Nos. (T76), (T95), (T119) and (T144).

Price Range: $90-$125

     
     
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