Landsknecht Raising Beaker

Catalog No. (T11)

Pottery, relief and threaded relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.

This stein has been seen with two different central images depicting similar subject matter. Other variations may also exist.

A Landsknecht was a feudal serf used for military purposes by his master. 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.

See also Nos. (T16), (T48), (T64), (T141), (T153) and (T165).

Price Range: $100-$150

     
     
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