“Gymnast and Fencer with Symbols”

Catalog No. 1851

Pottery, etched, 3.2L, pewter lid, signed by W. Schultz.

The bust in the central image represents Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or “Turnvater Jahn”, who 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.

See also No. 1817.

Price Range: $2,000-$2,500

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