Landsknechte with Saying

Catalog No. 1008

Pottery or stoneware master stein, threaded relief, 3.0L, pewter lid.
Same model number applied to 0.5L drinking steins with varying text.

Text (master):
“In Freud u. Leid, trink allezeit.”
(In happiness and sorrow, drink all the time.)

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 Ranges
3.0L: $200-$300
0.5L: $60-$80

0.5L
0.5L
0.5L
0.5L
3.0L
3.0L
     
RH 1008 (3.0L)
RH 1008 (3.0L)

 
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