Bearded Man Jug

Catalog No. 651

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

This is a late 19th century interpretation of a form that dates back to around 1550. Bearded man jugs (Bartmannkr�ge) feature the face of a bearded man at the neck, and in this case surrounding the body, representing the mythical woodland Wild Man of Germanic folklore, a symbol of strength and endurance.

Price Range: $100-$150

MR 651
MR 651

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