Gymnastics Symbols

Catalog No. 15011

Stoneware, transfer, 0.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Gut Heil!”
(Good health!)
“Frisch! Fromm! Fröh! Frei!
(Fresh! Pious! Happy! Free!)

The centrally depicted 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 with organizing the first German gymnastics clubs (Turn Vereine), represented by the “4F” symbol below his portrait.

See also No. 15035.

Price Range: $60-$80

     
     
MR 15011
MR 15011

 
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