Landsknechte Drinking

Catalog No. 3002

Pottery, etched, 1.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Ein froher Zecher liebt Lied und Becher.”
(A happy drinker loves song and beaker.)

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: $175-$250

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
MW 3002
MW 3002

 
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