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Basiliskenbrunnen

Basilisk Fountain

Wilhelm Bubeck
2008

Wien /  Basiliskenbrunnen   Wien /  Basiliskenbrunnen

Description

Fountain with a basilisk spouting water in a basin. At his foot is the coat of arms of Basel.

Inscription(s)

Basiliskenbrunnen
Geschenk der Stadt Basel
übergeben am 10. Juni 2008

Annotation

In Basel were originally about 50 of these fountains. The basilisk is the arms bearer of Basel. The design was made by Wilhelm Bubeck in 1884. The city donates these fountains to other towns.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°12'19" E 16°22'55"

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