~ Leib und Seele macht sie frei ~
This pottery character stein marked "1139 Germany" represents the game of Skittles or Nine-Pins, the forerunner of bowling (with ten pins) as we know it ca. 1900. See also the translation of "Alle Neun".
Leib und Seele macht sie frei,
lustig ist die Kegelei.
Body and soul make you free,
merry is the "nine-pins" alley.
Translation: Roy De Selms
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