Location: Fish Market Artist: John Parler (III)
in operation since: late 14th century / 1468 (refurbished) / 1974 (restored)
listed building: Yes, since 1915
History / Description: The fish market is well into the professional world as the most beautiful Gothic fountain in Switzerland. 24 figures once adorned the fountain. Fortunately, today is still 22 (!) Get it. There are 13 angels, 6 and 3 Holy Prophet. The three main characters are Mary and Child, a scepter in his hand, Peter, standing with the key and the Evangelist John dar. The corner pillars of justice, perseverance and love. The wells must be maintained regularly with love. The last major renovation was in the 1971-1974 program, as the gilding had to be renewed.
Special: There was a long dispute over who should have because now built the well. Long thought to be it was Jacob Sarbach. In a book about Basel sculptures from the 15th and 16 Century could be convincing proof erbacht that it must be either John Parler (III). Slightly ironically, it was noted that Jacob could be Sarbach hardly more than responsible for the renovation ...