Landsknecht Raising Ewer

Catalog No. 1866

Pottery, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Spar nicht ängstlich Geld u. Gut,
trinke wenn dir’s schmecken thut.”

(Don’t timidly save money and possessions,
drink when it tastes good to you.)

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 Ranges
Full-color: $75-$100
Ltd-color: $60-$80

     
     
MR 1866
MR 1866

 
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