Gymnastics Symbols

Catalog No. 483

Pottery, etched, 3.5L, pewter lid.

“Gut Heil”
(Good health)
“Frei im Geist, stark im Arm, muth im Herzen.”
(Free in spirit, strong arm, courage in the heart.)
“Laßt Kraft uns erwerben mit Herz und mit Hand.”
Let us acquire power with heart and hand.

The “4F” symbol in the central image 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, Fröhlich, Frei” (Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free).

Price Ranges
Full-color: $300-$400
Ltd-color: $200-$300

MR 483
MR 483

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