Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
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Kluuvikatu

Fazerin kukko

The Fazer Rooster

Karl Fazer
1866 - 1932
Finnish businessman, and sport shooter; opened in 1891 a French-Russian confectionery at Kluuvikatu 3 in Helsinki
(Wikipedia)
Björn Weckström
1991

Helsinki /  Fazerin kukko   Helsinki /  Fazerin kukko

Description

Large bronze sculpture showing a stylized Fazer symbol, a rooster; on the black pedestal with a relief portrait of Karl Fazer.

Inscription(s)

oy karl fazer ab 1891-1991
sata vuotta fazer-hyvää

oy karl fazer ab 1891-1991
etthundra år fazer-gott

karl fazer öppnade den 17 september 1891 ett
"fransk-ryskt konditori" vid glogatan 3.
för att hedra minnet av företagets grundare skänkte
oy karl fazer ab på sin 100-årsdag denna skulptur
till helsingfors stad.
karl fazer avasi 17. syyskuuta 1891 "ranskalais-
venäläisen konditorian" kluuvikatu 3:ssa.
kunnioittaakseen yrityksen perustajan muistoa
lahjoitti oy karl fazer ab 100-vuotispäivänää
ämän veistoksen helsingin kaupungille
Karl Fazer Ltd., 1891-1991
One hundred years Fazer-good
Karl Fazer opened 17 September 17 1891 a
"French-Russian confectioners" at Kluuvikatu 3
To honor the memory of the founder of the company
Karl Fazer Ltd. donated this sculpture on its 100th birthday
to the city of Helsinki.

Signature

Björn Weckström 1991

Helsinki - Fazerin kukko

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 60°10'7" E 24°56'50"

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