Barmaid Serving Mounted Landsknechte

Catalog No. 432

Pottery, etched, 1.0L, pewter lid, signed “B.”
Exists with music box in base (add 20%).

Text:
“Ein voller Krug aus schöner Hand
war stets geschätzt in jedem Land!”

(A full stein from a pretty hand
has always been appreciated in every land!)

A “Landsknecht” was a feudal serf used for military purposes by his 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.

Matches Merkelbach & Wick No. 3019.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $150-$225
Ltd-color: $125-$175

     
     
HR 432
HR 432

 
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