Bronze sculptures on a stone fountain. The fountain consists of a hexagonal base with shell. On an elevated part sits Till Eulenspiegel, while on the fountain edge two owls and three monkeys sitting, exectuted as gargoyles.
Dem lustigen Gesellen
dort errichtet, wo er die Eulen und
Erdacht und gemacht von
Arnold Kramer aus Wolfenbüttel.
wieder aufgestellt zum braunschweiger heimattag
am 1. oktober 1950 im gedenken an den stifter
des brunnens von 1905 Bernhard Meyersfeld
Otto Beyrich Arch.
The sculpture of Eulenspiegel is a cast from a statue of 1639.
According to legend Till Eulenspiegel has been repeatedly delayed in Braunschweig (Brunswick), and that he had a bakery on Bäckerklint 11, where he baked owls and monkeys instead of bread.
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- Otto Beyrich, architect.
- Arnold Kramer (Wolfenbüttel 1863 - Braunschweig 1918), German sculptor (Wikipedia).
Sources & Information
Location N 52°15'55" E 10°30'54"
Item Code: dens076; Photograph: 18 August 2009
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