Pottery Fountain, Kohren-Sahlis, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
N 51° 01.118 E 012° 36.268
33U E 331983 N 5654628
Quick Description: A picturesque fountain depicting the stages of making pottery.
Location: Sachsen, Germany
Date Posted: 4/13/2015 2:52:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPEX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member huggy_d1
Views: 2

Long Description:

The Töpferbrunnen (German for pottery fountain) is the landmark of the small town of Kohren-Sahlis, which calls itself a "pottery town".

The fountain was created in 1928 by ceramic artist Kurt Feuerriegel.

It consists of a series of ceramic tiles, made of Rochlitz Porphyr. The tiles illustrate the process of making pottery: mining clay, using a turntable, modelling, painting, glazing, and firing.

The final products were sold by women on local markets, thus the fountain is crowned by a market woman, known as "Töpferfrau" (pottery woman).

The fountain is located at the main market square in front of the town hall.

Water Dispenser Pottery Woman

Web Link: Not listed

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