Gambrinus Stein, TH 1740228

Maker: Thewalt/Germany

Size: .25 Liter

Material: Stoneware

Lid: Pewter with pewter finial figurine of King Gambrinus' crown

Design: Relief depicts Gambrinus, the mythical king credited with "inventing" beer. Columns, scrolls, lions and beer steins are also used within the elaborate design.

Color: Hand-painting and cobalt against an ivory-colored glaze.

Text: Gambrinus werde ich genannt...könig von Flandern und Brabant...Ich habe aus Gerste Malz gemacht...und zuerst das Bier erdacht...Drum können die Brauer mit Stolz befunden...Dass ein König es war, der das Bier erfunden. (Roughly: Gambrinus I was called, king of Flanders and Brabant. I have made malt from hops, and was the first to produce beer. Therefore, brewers can with pride proclaim that it was a king who founded their beer.)

Notes: New stein imported from Germany.

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