Landsknechte Drinking

Catalog No. 1706

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 1.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Hopen u. Malz, Gott erhalt’s.”
(Hops and malt, may God preserve them.)

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

     
     
RM 1706
RM 1706

 
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