Gymnastics Symbols

Catalog No. 656

Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Gut Heil”
(Good health)
“Turnerei und Gerstensaft schaffen echte Manneskraft.”
(Gymnastics and barley juice produce true virility.)
“Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich , Frei”
(Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free)

The bust in the central image depicts Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or “Turnvater Jahn”, who is credited with responsibility for the rebirth of gymnastics in Germany during the early 19th century, and for development of gymnastics equipment such as the parallel bars and pommel horse.

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

     
     
MG 656
MG 656

 
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