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Marktbrunnen

Market Fountain

Various sculptors
Bronzegießerei Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin)
1881

Hannover /  Marktbrunnen   Hannover /  Marktbrunnen

Description

Bronze fountain of two basins above each other, with on top of the center column a statue of two women, a fishwife (with carp, looking to the Schmiedestraße) and a flower seller (with a watering can and a purse, looking towards the Bohlendamm). These figures are sculpted by Engelhard after designs by Schaper. The fountain was designed by Hase.
The lower basis is circumscribed:

dieser brunnen ward nach wiederherstellung des rathauses im jahre 1881 u. ehren der stadt von bürgern hannovers errichtet

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Signature

c:w: hase hat mich erdacht w: engelhard die figuren gemacht h: gladenbeck u: sohn den guss vollbracht

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Engelhard, Wilhelm
  • Fish seller
  • Flower Merchant
  • Fountain
  • Gladenbeck (Friedrichshagen bei Berlin), Bronzegießerei
  • Hase, Conrad Wilhelm
  • Schaper, Hermann
  • Woman with fish
  • Woman with watering can
  • Location (N 52°22'17" - E 9°44'9")

    Item Code: dens146; Photograph: 3 April 2014
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