Gambrinus Raising Chalice

Catalog No. (T119)

Pottery, relief and 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. (T26), (T76), (T95) and (T144).

Price Range: $100-$150

     
     
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