Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Kempten (Allgäu)
Stadt Kempten

Bayern

Hildegardplatz

Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen

Market or Hildegard Fountain

Christiane Sandler
2013

Kempten (Allgäu) /  Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen   Kempten (Allgäu) /  Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen

Description

The fountain consists of a circular pool with in the middle of a two-part column on which a boy and a girl in bathing suits are standing next to an apple tree. The column is surrounded by a ring of birds from which spout six water jets.

Kempten (Allgäu) - Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen

At the edge of the basin sit six gargoyles, animals that are found on the waterfront:

Kempten (Allgäu) - Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen
Frosch / frog
Kempten (Allgäu) - Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen
Salamander
Kempten (Allgäu) - Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen
Forelle / trout
Kempten (Allgäu) - Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen
Krebs / lobster
Kempten (Allgäu) - Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen
Ringelnatter / grass snake
Kempten (Allgäu) - Markt- oder Hildegardbrunnen
Karpfen / carp

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Boy and Girl
  • Carp
  • Fish
  • Fountain
  • Frog
  • Lizard
  • Lobster
  • Salamander
  • Sandler, Christiane
  • Snake
  • Tree
  • Trout
  • Location (N 47°43'41" - E 10°18'38")

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