Landsknecht and Monkey

Catalog No. 3070

Stoneware, relief, 0.5L, undecorated inlaid lid.

Text:
“Tu’ des Guten nicht zuviel, sonst ist’s aus mit gutem Spiel.”
(Don’t have too much of a good thing, otherwise the good times will be over.)

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: $150-$225

     
     
Mettlach 3070
Mettlach 3070

 
Previous
Go to Listing
Next

 

Copyright © 2000-2019 Beer Stein Library — All rights reserved.