Catalog No. 1110
Pottery, relief, 3.0L, pewter lid.
“Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich , Frei”
(Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free)
“Turnerei und Gerstensaft schaffen echte Manneskraft.”
(Gymnastics and barley juice produce true virility.)
The figure below the central text is 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.