Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Ahaus
Kr. Borken

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Oldekottplatz

Stadtbrunnen

Town Fountain

Bonifatius Stirnberg
1994

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Description

Circular fountain basin with in the center a bronze tree. On the edge of the basin are three moveable sculpture groups: a Schützenhauptmann (marksmen's captain) in dress uniform, a farmer and his wife in woman in tradional regional costumes, and a wooden shoemaker with some pieces of his production and a schoolboy in warm clothing. In the basin is a mermaid, referring to the Ahauser Aa, and a fish, several ducks and a heron.

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Annotation

Unveiled 17 September 1994.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Duck
  • Farmer
  • Farmer`s wife
  • Fish
  • Fountain
  • Heron
  • Man and woman
  • Mermaid
  • Shoemaker
  • Stirnberg, Bonifatius
  • Student
  • Tree
  • Location (N 52°4'29" - E 7°0'26")

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