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Fountain chimney ornament
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Fountain chimney ornament, 1861
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 38.1 cm
    Object Height: 15 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1687
Description
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Group of three figures. In the center is a white pedestal with raised letters, "FOUNTAIN" and "1861," written in gold. There is a woman in classic dress standing on top of the pedestal. She is holding a pitcher and seems to be pouring into a goblet held by a man on her right. A woman stands on her left. The group is predominately dressed in white, except for touches of gold and enamel. The group is standing on a mound done in green, brown and yellow. The bottom of the mound is white with a gold line.