Gambrinus Raising Chalice

Catalog No. 964

Pottery, relief, 1.5L, pottery lid, signed “AS”.

“Hopfen u. Malz, Gott erhalt’s!”
(Hops and malt, may God preserve them!)

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, 633, 676 and 963.

Price Range: $150-$225

Pottery Lid
Pottery Lid
MG 964
MG 964

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