OOS Sculpture

Lancaster Fountain

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown / Lancaster

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The 24' fountain rests on a stone base 2 1/2' high in a 30' diameter pool of water. At the base, 4 cherubs ride dolphins that spray water into the pool. The cherubs hold seashells in one hand. The middle basin is 10' diameter and above it are 3 cherubs; the third basin is 7' in diameter above which is a 7 1/2' female figure. She is looking down and holds a jug of pouring water in her left arm. Note: a similar fountain is located in Halifaz, Nova Scotia. It too was purchased from J.W. Fiske Co. in New York City, New York.

County

: Fairfield

Citation

: “Lancaster Fountain,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 28, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/774.

Title

Lancaster Fountain

Description

The 24' fountain rests on a stone base 2 1/2' high in a 30' diameter pool of water. At the base, 4 cherubs ride dolphins that spray water into the pool. The cherubs hold seashells in one hand. The middle basin is 10' diameter and above it are 3 cherubs; the third basin is 7' in diameter above which is a 7 1/2' female figure. She is looking down and holds a jug of pouring water in her left arm. Note: a similar fountain is located in Halifaz, Nova Scotia. It too was purchased from J.W. Fiske Co. in New York City, New York.

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Funds provided by

Provider Entity

City of Lancaster

Location Type

Media Base Di

30 ft

Media Sculpture Height

24 ft

Media Base Height

2 1/2ft