“Gambrinus Rex”

Catalog No. 3282/1341

Pottery, transfer, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Prosit!”
(Cheers!)

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: $200-$300

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Mettlach 3282/1341
Mettlach 3282/1341

 
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