Bearded Man Jug with Saying

Catalog No. 318

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Trink was klar ist.”
(Drink what is clear.)

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.

Price Range: $100-$150

     
     
RH 318
RH 318

 
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