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Germany
Cochem
Lkr. Cochem-Zell

Rheinland-Pfalz

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Bockbrunnen oder Winzerbrunnen

Goat or Winemaker's Fountain

Anton Nagel
A. Bischoff Broncebildgiesserei (Düsseldorf-Oberkassel)
1930s

Cochem /  Bockbrunnen oder Winzerbrunnen   Cochem /  Bockbrunnen oder Winzerbrunnen

Description

Fountain with a sculptor of two men with a wine press with a goat in it.

The fountain illustrates a Cochem 'Stückelchenn', a short funny stories, of the vinified goat, as is displayed in the rhyme on the four sides of the fountain.

Cochem - Bockbrunnen oder Winzerbrunnen Cochem - Bockbrunnen oder Winzerbrunnen

Inscription(s)

On the edge of the square basin:

weisse trauben frass der bock
in der kelter sollt er's büssen
roter saft floss in den trog
seine unschuld war erwiesen

White grapes ate the goat
In the wine he should suffer
Red juice flowed into the trough
His innocence was proved

Signature

a. nagel | trier
a. bischoff | broncebildgiesserei | düsseldorf-oberkassel

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 50°8'46" - E 7°10'0")

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