“Seated Landsknecht

Catalog No. 365

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Vivat dir o Gerstensaft,
du bist’s der frohe Menschen schafft.”

(Long may you live oh barley juice,
you are the one who makes people happy.)

A Landsknecht was a feudal serf used for military purposes by his master. These “soldiers” were often traded between landowners and were, in a sense, the equivalent of modern mercenaries, with the important difference that they were not free to choose their employer.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $60-$80
Ltd-color: $50-$70

     
     
DB 365
DB 365

 
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