Catalog No. 371
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
“Trink was klar ist.”
(Drink what is clear.)
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 267.