Gambrinus on Beer Barrel

Catalog No. 153

Stoneware, relief, 4.0L, pewter lid.


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. 182, 216, 267 and 371.

Price Range: $175-$250

RH 153
RH 153

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