In front of the town hall is the so-called four-tube fountain from the middle of the 18th century. The central obelisk carries on its top a figure of Frankonia with Herzogshut, Sturmfahne and sword. It is a symbol and patron saint of the former Duchy of Franconia. The image program is supplemented by the personifications of the four cardinal virtues: the bravery with helmet and lion skin, the justice with the balance, the wisdom with book and finally the moderation that pours water from a pot into the goblet with wine.
February 5, 2017
Above the fountain basin water-spouting dolphins protrude to four sides. In each case a cardinal virtue is figuratively embodied: bravery / strength (Fortitudo), wisdom (Prudentia), moderation (Temperantia) and justice (Justitia). Finally, the fountain rejuvenates to a wappengeschmückten obelisk, which concludes with the figure of Frankonia. The coat of arms at the Obelisk is from Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim.
February 25, 2017
Initially there was a simple draw well, which had to give way to a run-well later. For representative reasons, the four-tube fountain was built in the middle of the 18th century. It is located near the Town Hall and the Old Main Bridge and is a popular meeting place.
July 3, 2019
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