Gambrinus Raising Chalice

Catalog No. 633

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.75L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Zum Wohl!”
(To your health!)
“Spare nicht an Geld u. Gut.
Trink so lang es schmecken thut.”

(Don’t spare money and possessions.
Drink so long as it tastes good.)

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. 625, 676, 963 and 964.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $100-$150

     
     
MG 633
MG 633

 
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