The stone socle supports a finely cast bronze sculpture of two putti flanking an urn standard upon which a large stone basin rests, the upper stone basin is supported by a cast bronze standard with acanthus motif. Having a Renaissance style shaped limestone pool surround.
The fountain is 99" tall (measured from the bottom of the limestone surround to the top of the bronze fountain)
The limestone surround is 99" x 99"
Provenance: From the Estate of the late Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans,Durham, NC.
"Pinecrest", on Forest Hills Blvd. in Durham, was originally designed in 1927 by local architect George Watts Carr Sr. for the developer of Forest Hills, James O. Cobb. Mary Duke Biddle purchased the home in 1934. Between 1935 and 1958, extensive additions and renovations were made for Mrs. Biddle under the direction of New York designer Karl Bock.
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