Landsknechte with Sayings

Catalog No. 1401

Pottery, threaded relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.

“Sieh dich für, Schaum ist kein Bier.”
(Beware, foam isn’t 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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