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Saint Florian pouring water from a bucket over a burning building
Saint Florian pouring water from a bucket over a burning building - Sculpture Style
Ref : 88471
7 000 €
Period :
<= 16th century
Provenance :
Germany
Medium :
Wood
Dimensions :
l. 9.84 inch X H. 36.61 inch
Sculpture  - Saint Florian pouring water from a bucket over a burning building
Jan Muller

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Saint Florian pouring water from a bucket over a burning building

Germany, ca. 1500
Sculpted in Wood

In most depictions St. Florian is pictured pouring water from a bucket over a burning building. This iconography is said to illustrate a legend in which he saved a burning building (or town) with a single bucket of water. In the context of this legend, Florian is the patron saint of firefighters, Chimney sweeps and soapmakers.

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Jan Muller

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Wood Sculpture