Barley and Hops with Saying

Catalog No. 1488

Pottery, relief, 2.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Ein frischer trunk macht’s Alter jung!”
(A fresh drink makes the aged young!)

This is an early 20th 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.

Master stein to No. 1489. See also Nos. 1393 and 1394.

Price Range: $125-$175

     
     
RM 1488
RM 1488

 
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