Landsknecht Toasting

Catalog No. 1767

Stoneware, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Guter Trunk u. guter Muth kommt dem ganzen Land zu gut.”
(Good drink and good attitude profit the whole country.)

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.

Price Range: $125-$175

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
MR 1767
MR 1767

 
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