Landsknechte Drinking

Catalog No. 1227

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Kraft und Gemüth in That und Lied!”
(Strength and spirit in deed and song!)

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 Range: $100-$150

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
JPT 1227
JPT 1227

 
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