“Landsknecht”

Catalog No. 1498

Pottery, etched and relief, 5.6L, pewter lid.

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.

See also No. 2104.

Price Range: $1,000-$1,200

     
     
Mettlach 1498
Mettlach 1498

 
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