Deutschland

Statues - Hither & Thither

Site Search:
Treysa
(Stadt Schwalmstadt)
Schwalm-Eder-Kreis

Hessen

Bahnhofstraße

Goldesel

The Gold-Ass

From the fairy tale 'The Wishing-Table, the Gold-Ass, and the Cudgel in the Sack', one of the fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm in Kinder- und Hausmärchen
(Wikipedia)
Lutz Lesch
1995

Treysa /  Goldesel   Treysa /  Goldesel

Description

Sculpture group of the magical donkey who was able to produce gold out of its mouth and behind with the second son of the fairy tales. Behind the donkey are on the pavement the 'gold' coins 'schwälmer mächentaler' (Schwalm Fairy Tales Dollar) with the head of Little Red Riding Hood.

Treysa - Goldesel Treysa - Goldesel

Inscription(s)

goldesel
gestiftet von:
der hessische ministerpräsident
maz
vrbank
hgv treysa
stadt schwalmstadt

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 50°54'43" - E 9°10'59")

Item Code: dehs310; Photograph: 9 October 2018
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