“Gymnast”

Catalog No. 1526/662

Stoneware, transfer, 0.5L, pewter lid, signed “HD”.

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

The “Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei” motto 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.

Price Range: $100-$150

     
     
Mettlach 1526/662
Mettlach 1526/662

 
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