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Adventsbrunnen

Advent Fountain

Hans Gerd Ruwe
1981

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Description

Sculpture group depicting the folkloristic use of 'Advents-Blasen': In the evenings before Sundays during Advent schoolboys blow the Advent Horn, a 40 cm long, funnel-shaped, hollowed horn of willow, birch or alder. The group shows three boys with horns, together with a dog, rooster, goose, pigeon on a revolving platform. At the side a girl with a doll is watching them.

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Signature

hans gerd ruwe 1981

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Sculptor

Tags

  • Boy with horn
  • Boys (3)
  • Chicken (Rooster / Hen)
  • Dog
  • Dove
  • Fountain
  • Girl with doll
  • Goose
  • Ruwe, Hans Gerd
  • Location (N 52°43'59" - E 7°45'28")

    Item Code: dens315; Photograph: 13 April 2016
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