Landsknecht and Barmaid

Catalog No. 1085

Pottery, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.

“Ob Rittersmann, ob Lanzesknecht,
jeder gern sein Schoppen zecht.”

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

A Landsknecht (or Landesknecht) 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: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $90-$125

JPT 1085
JPT 1085

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