Catalog No. 11

Stoneware, figural, 0.5L.

“Gambrinus bin ich genannt, der zuerst das Bier erfand.”
(I am called Gambrinus, who first invented beer.)

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.

Although shown in the manufacturer’s catalog as “Gambrinus”, the same body can also be found with a ram (or Bock) head lid inlay (below left), more typically found on No. 569 (not currently available), as well as with a fox head, more typically found on No. 148.

Same model number applied to a Bearded Man Jug with Oak Branches.

Price Range (all versions): $400-$500

RM 11
RM 11

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