Landsknechte with Saying

Catalog No. (T61)

Pottery, threaded relief, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Ein nett Schätzchen, ein gross Gläschen, ein fein Bierchen, das ist so mein Pläsierchen.”
(A nice sweetheart, a large glass, a fine beer, those are my pleasures.)

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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