Bearded Man Jug with Scrollwork

Catalog No. 852

Pottery or stoneware, threaded relief, 3.0L, pewter lid.

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

Master stein to No. 833. See also Nos. 474 and 858.

Price Range: $125-$175

     
     
MR 852
MR 852

 
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