Gambrinus on Beer Barrel

Catalog No. 267

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Gesundheit und ein froher Muth,
sind besser als viel Geld u. Gut.”

(Good health and a happy disposition,
are better than much money and property.)

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. 153, 182, 216 and 371.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

     
RH 267
RH 267

 
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