Barmaid Serving Mounted Landsknechte

Catalog No. 3019

Pottery, etched, 1.0L, inlaid lid, signed “B.”

Text:
“Ein voller Krug aus schöner Hand
war stets geschätzt in jedem Land!”

(A full stein from a pretty hand
has always been appreciated in every land.)

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.

Matches Hauber & Reuther No. 432.

Price Range: $150-$225

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
MW 3019
MW 3019

 
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