SUUR TÕLL EATING CABBAGE SOUP

4,000.00

Suur Tõll Eating Cabbage Soup. Bronze sculpture.

Suur Tõll (Toell the Great) in Estonian mythology is a great giant hero who lived according to the legend on the Baltic Sea island of Saaremaa (Ösel). Tõll was king of Saaremaa but he lived as common farmer. Tõll was always kind and ready to help, but very hot-tempered. He loved to eat cabbage, drink beer and go to the sauna (his wife was always busy gathering him sauna stove rocks).

There is also a monument of Suur Tõll and his wife Piret in Kuressaare, Saaremaa. The monument is also made by Tauno Kangro.

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Size

32 x 34 x 31 cm (H W D)

Release year

2007