Landsknechte Drinking

Catalog No. 318

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Zum Wohl sein.”
(To your health.)
“Halte Mass in allen Dingen,
nur nicht in Trinken und Singen.”

(Be moderate in all things,
not only in drinking and singing.)

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 Ranges
Full-color: $90-$125
Ltd-color: $75-$100

 
     
MG 318
MG 318

 
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