Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns
Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns
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Pair of Massive Spanish Early Modernist Cast Iron Urns

DETAILS
MAKER
Josep Fontsere, architect (Spanish, 1829-97) | Antonio Gaudi, architect (Spanish, 1852-1926)
PROVENANCE
El Parque de la Ciutadella (Barcelona, Spain). This park was designed in 1872 by the architect, Josep Fontsere with the assistance of Antoni Gaudi, who was a student at the time. It was built on the grounds of a former garrison fort, the Ciutadella and features a zoo, a lake, museums and a large fountainches These urns act as finials on the stone balustrade walls and on the Cascada, the triumphal arch that features a waterfall and a fountainches The Cascada was a showpiece for the Barcelona Universal Exhibition of 1888. This important exhibition opened Spain to the outside world and marked the establishment of Barcelona as a modern cosmopolitan city.
STYLE
Modernist
DATE
c. 1888
DIMENSIONS
Width 56 Height 37 inches
Base: Width 21 Depth 21 inches
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