Some of Jeddah’s most beautiful and striking works of art were created by the Spanish artist Julio Lafuente. This bronze and granite creation is called the Dallah Fountain. It consists of a couple dozen Arabian coffee pots mounted on granite stands and they pour water from their spouts into small granite cups. It is quite a dazzling sight to behold. In a period spanning twelve years, Lafuente created more than a score of fountains and monuments as part of Jeddah’s urban beautification program. His works include The (larger-than-life) Bicycle, the gorgeous Mameluke Lanterns, and The Illuminated Globe, all of which I have featured in previous posts. Just click on each one to view.
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Thank you very share use
That is an amazing piece of artwork. Thanks for sharing.
That is a lovely fountain.
What a beautiful body of work! This one is my favorite.
Beautiful fountain and blue sky.
Happy Hijrah New Year & Masehi New Year!
What an interesting fountain
Happy New Year
I love it! Another wonderful piece of art by Julio.
Happy New Year!
I’m a bit of a fountain enthusiast (as a hydrologist). The best part of them is to be around them to hear the running and pouring water. Happy new year 2009.
I remember there were many monuments in Jeddah, like the big bicycle.. I didn’t have the chance to take pictures.. thx for sharing!
Susie: That is beautiful, thanks for sharing the fountain.
Very interesting and beautiful.
Happy New Year.
Your posts are just so remarkable. I admire the fact so much that what I take for granted as a job photography is very hard for you to get the opportunity to do.
Veru beautiful indeed, it reminds me of a number ot round-about monuments in the Sultanate of Oman.
That’s a fascinating fountain. The artist certainly did a many kinds of works. Thanks for sharing. Happy New Year!