“Pageant of King Gambrinus”

Catalog No. 526

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Ein hoch dem edeln Gerstensaft, seiner Würze, seiner Kraft!”
(Praise be to the noble barley juice, its aroma, its strength!)

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, 522, 530, 543, 576, 621 and 1581.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $100-$150
Ltd-color: $90-$125

     
     
MG 526
MG 526

 
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