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Mother Holle Fountain

Märchenbrunnen / Fairy tale fountain
(Wikipedia)
Hans Sauter & Christian Sauerland
1930

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Description

Fountain with an octagonal basin with on the outer edge eight reliefs showing scenes from Grimm's fairy-tale mother Holle and Ludwig Bechstein's Die Goldmaria und die Pechmaria (Deutsches Märchenbuch).

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Goldmarie beim Spinnen / Goldmarie spinning
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Goldmarie am Backofen / Gold Marie at the oven
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Goldmarie beim Aufschütteln der Bettwäsche
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Goldmarie und Pechmarie
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Pechmarie
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Pechmarie am Backofen
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Goldmarie am Apfelbaum

In the center of the basin stands an bronze column with four heads spouting water, four statues of women with hoop skirts and at the top a heraldic lion.

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Lion
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Four heads
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Four women

Inscription(s)

Frau-Holle
Brunnen


Erbaut 1930, Brunnenarchitekt Bleibaum, Reliefschmuck Sauter, Bronzeaufsatz Kornelius,
Steinmetz- und Bildhauerarbeiten Sauerland.
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Sculptors

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Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Fairy tale
  • Fountain
  • Goldmarie
  • Holle, Mother
  • Lion
  • Pechmarie
  • Sauerland, Christian
  • Sauter, Hans
  • Locatie (N 51°11'18" - E 10°3'11")

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