Bearded Man Jug with Saying

Catalog No. 441

Pottery or stoneware, threaded relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.

“Ein guter Trunk macht Alte jung.”
(A good drink makes old people young.)

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: $90-$125

RH 441
RH 441

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