Landsknechte Toasting

Catalog No. 1082

Pottery, etched, 0.4L, pottery lid, signed “C. Warth”.

Text:
“Ein Glas beim Freund ist gut gemeint.”
(A glass with a friend is well meant.)

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.

See also No. 1047.

Price Range: $100-$150

Pottery Lid
Pottery Lid
 
     
MG 1082
MG 1082

 
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