Svatý Václav v kašně
Saint Wenceslas with Fountain
c. 907 - 935
duke of Bohemia, raised as Christian by his grandmother, Saint Ludmila. He was murdered in 935 on his way to church. Patron saint of the Czech people and the Czech Republic
Statue (Cast iron?) of St. Wenceslas on the central column in a square fountain basin. On the both pipes from which the water spouts are small sculptures of pigs, and on the basin edge is a small pig rolling on its back.
The fountain and the ciolumn date from the late 18th or 19th century. The statue of St. Wenceslaus is donated by dr. Ferdinand A. Brauner, who was a member of parliament for Přeštice.
- Unknown artist. Do you know who the sculptor is? please let us know.
Sources & Information
Location (N 49°34'21" - E 13°19'47")
Item Code: czpl033; Photograph: 13 September 2012
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt
Your banner here? Click for information.