“Gambrinus Procession with His Faithful”

Catalog No. 2262/1054

Pottery, transfer, 4.2L, relief pewter lid, signed by H. Schlitt.

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.

Price Range: $600-$750

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Mettlach 2262/1054
Mettlach 2262/1054

 
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