from 16 to 18th C. Popular, bulbous, upward too constricting pitcher usually braunglasiertem Stoneware, is shown at the opposite the handle, from the neck of the jar Down the face of a bearded man.
Originally the maskenfoermigen Bartmaenner were modeled from the material of the pitcher, later pressed forms. A large part of Bartmannskruege consists of Rhenish Stoneware. The center of the Lung Hersel was since 1520 Koeln, among many other places, such. As Frechen and Siegburg. Circles were popular in England, where they were called "Bellarmines" and as a caricature of the hated counter-reformer Cardinal Robert Bellarmine (1542-1621) were, who wore a long beard.