Landsknechte with Saying

Catalog No. (T125)

Pottery, threaded relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Des Lebens Sonnenschein ist Trinken, Singen, Fröhlichsein.”
(The sunshine of life is drinking, singing and being happy.)

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: $75-$100

     
     
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