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Skulpturen am Rathaus St. Johann

Sculptures at the Town Hall St. Johann

Anton Kaindl & Hygin Kiene
1899-1904

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Description

Built in 1897-1900 after designs of the architect Georg von Hauberrisser as townhall of the town of St. Johann an der Saar. In 1909 Alt-Saarbrücken, St. Johann an der Saar, and Malstatt amalgamated into Saarbrücken and it became the townhall of Saarbrücken.

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Statue of St. Michael slaying the dragon on the corner of the tower.

The facade of the east-wing and the tower is adorned with six copper-driven figures under canopies. They represent the old craftmanship of St. Johann
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Miner leaning on a sledgehammer
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Ironworker with hammer and anvil
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Farmer with piglet and wicker basket
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Brewer with beer can
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Merchant with wallet
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Tanner with lambskin and tanner's knife

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Knight in harness with sword and lance stands at the top of the gable of the east wing.

Signature

On the base plate of the knight at the top is a small metal plate with the name 'A. KAlNDL' and the year 1899.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Brewer
  • Façade with statues (secular)
  • Farmer
  • Iron worker
  • Kaindl, Anton
  • Kiene, Hygin
  • Knight
  • Merchant
  • Michael, St.
  • Miner
  • Tanner
  • Town Hall
  • Location (N 49°14'5" - E 6°59'47")

    Item Code: desl017; Photograph: 29 May 2019
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