Landsknechte

Catalog No. 1439

Pottery, threaded relief, 3.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Wohlbekomm’s.”
(To your health.)

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: $300-$400

     
     
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