4F Symbol

Catalog No. 601

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

Text:
“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 gymnastic clubs (Turn Vereine) in Germany during the early 19th century. The four Fs stand for “Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei” (Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free).

Price Range $175-$250

 
     
HR 601
HR 601

 
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