Catalog No. 556
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 3.0L, pewter lid.
(To your health)
�Frischer Trunk und guter Muth kommt dem ganzen Land zu gut.�
(Fresh drink and good attitude profit the whole country.)
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. 269, 377, 1721 and 3137.