Carousing Landsknechte

Catalog No. 269

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 2.0L, pewter lid.
Produced both with and without pouring spout.

�Trinken ist das Allerbest, schon vor tausend Jahr gewest.�
(Drinking has been the best thing of all, even a thousand years ago.)

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. 377, 556, 1721 and 3137.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $125-$175
Ltd-color: $90-$125

MR 269
MR 269

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