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Germany
Lemgo
Kr. Lippe

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Ostertor

Kanzlerbrunnen

Chancellor Fountain

Bonifatius Stirnberg
1977

Lemgo /  Kanzlerbrunnen   Lemgo /  Kanzlerbrunnen

Description

Fountain with a central column topped by a beer barrel and adorned with faces drinking from their hands. On the basin edge are five moveable figures illustrating the Battle of the Barrel in the early 17th century caused by the introduction of a drinking tax. The figures are:
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  1. der streit um die tonne 1605/06 / The Battle of the Barrel, depicted is a goat.
  2. ilsabein
  3. kanzler knaus / Chancelor Knaus.
  4. der bürgermeister / The Mayor
  5. der torpförtner / The Gate Keeper
    Lemgo - Kanzlerbrunnen
    Der Streit um die Tonne 1605/06
    Lemgo - Kanzlerbrunnen
    Ilsabein
    Lemgo - Kanzlerbrunnen
    Kanzler Knaus
    Lemgo - Kanzlerbrunnen
    Der Bürgermeister
    Lemgo - Kanzlerbrunnen
    Der Torpförtner

Signature

geschaffen 1977 von | bonifatius stirnberg | aachen

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Chancellor
  • Fountain
  • Gatekeeper
  • Goat
  • Ilsabein
  • Knaust, Balthasar
  • Mayor
  • Stirnberg, Bonifatius
  • Location (N 52°1'40" - E 8°54'22")

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