Landsknechte

Catalog No. 650

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Fröhlich und frei, der Zecher sei.”
(The drinker is happy and free.)

Landsknechte were feudal serfs used for military purposes by their masters. 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: $100-$150
Ltd-color: $75-$100

     
     
AD 650
AD 650

 
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