Finger Wrestling

Catalog No. 1164

Pottery, relief, 0.25L, pewter lid.
Exists with music box in base (add 20%).

Text:
“Bei games und joking bleibt froh das Herz.”
(With drink and good humor the heart stays happy.)

Finger wrestling (Fingerhakeln), viewed as a serious sport in Bavaria and throughout the Alpine region, pits two contestants against each other across a substantial table. The objective of the contest is for one to pull the other across the table using only a single finger. In this playful depiction from a painting by Franz Defregger (1835-1921), a man takes on two women simultaneously.

Price Ranges
Full-color: $15-$25
Ltd-color: $10-$15

     
     
AJT 1164
AJT 1164

 
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