Landsknechte with Saying

Catalog No. 1140

Pottery, threaded relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Ein guter Trunk macht alte jung.”
(A good drink makes the old young.)

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.

Master stein is No. 1155.

Price Range: $75-$100

     
     
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