Catalog No. 735
Pottery or stoneware, relief, 0.5L, pewter lid.
�Bleibet treu der Turneri,
bleibt frisch, fromm, froh & frei.�
(Stay true to gymnastics,
remain fresh, pius, happy & free.)
Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or �Turnvater Jahn�, 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.