Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Ponta Delgada
(Fr. de São Sebastião)
São Miguel (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Praça Vasco da Gama

Chafariz 'Vasque ou château d'eau'

Fountain 'Vasque ou château d'eau'

Hubert Lavigne
Val d`Osne (Paris)
1853 (catalogue)

Ponta Delgada /  Chafariz 'Vasque ou château d'eau'   Ponta Delgada /  Chafariz 'Vasque ou château d'eau'

Description

Cast-iron fountain with two scales. At the top a femail figure holding an ornament with grapes. The column between both scales is adorned with birds and reed. At the foot basin putti with fish tails spouting water.

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The fountain is made by the Val d'Osne factory, catalogue 2 (1853), pl. 551.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 37°44'17" W 25°40'10"

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