“Gymnastics”

Catalog No. 2278

Pottery, relief, 0.5L, inlaid lid, signed by J. Stahl, blue or terracotta background.

Text (lid):
“Gut Heil!”
(Good health!)

The “4F” symbol depicted on the lid inlay represents a movement begun by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn (1778-1852), or “Turnvater Jahn”, who is credited with responsibility for organizing the first gymnastic clubs (Turn Vereine) in Germany during the early 19th century. The four Fs stand for “Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei” (Fresh, Pious, Happy, Free).

Price Range: $125-$175

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 2278
Mettlach 2278

 
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