Peacock Door Handle - Ribe, Danmark
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N 55° 19.676 E 008° 45.707
32U E 484886 N 6131310
Quick Description: The artist Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen created three bronze doors to Ribe Cathedral in 1882-1904. The south door is very beautifully decorated. Among other things, the door handle is a peacock.
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 10/10/2020 11:43:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM138C9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi
Views: 4

Long Description:
Kunstneren Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen skabte 1882-1904 tre bronzedøre til Ribe Domkirke. Den sydlige port er dekoreret med en dørhammer der forestiller et kattehoved og et dørhåndtag der forestiller en Påfugl. Begge meget detaljerede.
Døren er endvidere dekoreret med løvedhoveder og et relief med scener fra Kristi Lidelseshistorie;
Ribe Domkirke er fra omkring 1150.



The artist Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen created three bronze doors to Ribe Cathedral in 1882-1904. The south gate is decorated with a door hammer representing a cat's head and a door handle representing a peacock. Both very detailed. Even the individual feathers are detailed. It is the back of the peacock you can see
The door is further decorated with lion heads and a relief with scenes from Christ's Suffering History;
Ribe Cathedral dates from around 1150.

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Functional door?: yes

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