Gymnastics Symbols

Catalog No. 1635

Pottery, relief, 2.5L, pewter lid.

Text:
“Gut Heil”
(Good health)

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 for development of gymnastics equipment such as the parallel bars and pommel horse. The “4F” symbol on his right represents the tenets of the movement he began, standing for “Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei” (Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free).

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Full-color: $200-$300
Ltd-color: $175-$250

     
     
RH 1635
RH 1635

 
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