Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Quakenbrück
Lkr. Osnabrück

Niedersachsen

Bahnhofstraße / Lange straße

Bürgerbrunnen

Citizens Fountain

Kessen Ülk and Minchen Fountain
Bonifatius Stirnberg
date?

Quakenbrück /  Bürgerbrunnen   Quakenbrück /  Bürgerbrunnen

Description

Bronze scupture of a elderly couple, both with a basket, standing in a circular fountain basin with op the edge a frog and some birds.
The depticted couple is the basket weaver couple Kessen Ülk and Minchen (Gerhard and Wilhelmine Kesse, who died in 1910 and 1917 respectively), two Quakenbrück 'Originale'.

Quakenbrück - Bürgerbrunnen Quakenbrück - Bürgerbrunnen Quakenbrück - Bürgerbrunnen

Information Sign

"burgerbrunnen"
gestiftet von
theodora rump
Geschaffen von Bonif. Stirnberg

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 52°40'26" - E 7°57'19")

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Item Code: dens119; Photograph: 18 July 2013
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