“Bust of Father Jahn with Gymnastics Scenes”

Catalog No. 2262/1027

Pottery, transfer, 4.2L, pewter lid, signed by I. Guggenberger.

Text:
“Gut Heil”
(Good health)

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.

Price Range: $600-$750

     
     
Mettlach 2262/1027
Mettlach 2262/1027

 
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