Landsknecht with Saying”

Catalog No. 1526/600

Pottery, transfer, 1.0L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Malz und Hopfen lob ich mir,
s’ gibt nen feinen Tropfen unser bairisch Bier.”

(Malt and hops I praise,
they make our Bavarian beer a fine drop.)

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.

Price Range: $125-$175

     
     
Mettlach 1526/600
Mettlach 1526/600

 
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