Landsknechte with Sayings

Catalog No. 1401

Pottery, threaded relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Sieh dich für, Schaum ist kein Bier.”
(Beware, foam is no beer. )
“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.

Price Range: $100-$150

     
     
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