Reiter und Hornbläser am Grossmünster
Horseman and Hornblower at the Grossmünster
- Horn Player and Horse, Front façade, At half height of the window two sculptures, a left curly horn player with shouldered stick, right out of the wall trespassing horse. The present relief is a 'free reconstruction' of the 1930s.
- Rider, North façade of the north tower: a horse and rider; this relief should be the oldest rider representation north of the Alps. The figure is from around 1180 and could be a sign of dominance of the city overlord Berchtold IV von Zähringen, pointed to the neighboring Palatinate.
Sources & Information
Location (N 47°22'12" - E 8°32'37")
Item Code: chzh010; Photograph: 2 October 2014
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