Catalog No. 522
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.3L, 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. 374, 521, 526, 530, 543, 576, 621 and 1581.