Landsknecht with Battle-ax

Catalog No. 1129

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.

“Ob Rittersmann ob Lanzenknecht,
ein jeder gern seinen Schoppen zecht.”

(Whether knight or soldier,
each gladly downs his portion of beer.)

A Lanzenknecht (or Landsknecht) was a feudal serf used for military purposes by their master. 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 1129
MG 1129

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