Landsknechte and Women

Catalog No. 1041

Pottery, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid, signed “KB”.

Text:
“Ein volles Glas, des Gastes Spass,
ein gutes Bier, des Wirtes Zier.”

(A full glass, the guest’s enjoyment,
a good beer, the host’s honor.)

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: $75-$100
Ltd-color: $60-$80

     
     
MG 1041
MG 1041

 
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