Art Nouveau 4F Symbol

Catalog No. 1315

Stoneware, impressed, 0.5L, pewter lid.
Design attributed to Karl G�rig.

�Gut Heil.�
(Good health.)

The �4F� symbol central to this design represents a movement begun by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or �Turnvater Jahn�, who is credited with responsibility for organizing the first gymnastics clubs (Turn Vereine) in Germany during the early 19th century. The four Fs stand for �Frisch, Fromm, Fr�hlich, Frei� (Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free).

Price Range: $125-$175

SPG 1315
SPG 1315

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