Barley and Hops with Saying

Catalog No. 1488

Pottery, relief, 2.5L, pewter lid.

“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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