Art Deco Style Large-Scale Wall Fountain Signed Genie Riley

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This highly stylized fountain mounts to a wall, spilling water into a pool below (not included). The figure is made of painted fiberglass, and was made in the "Art Deco Revival" period of the 1980s. There are five outlets for water: the woman's right elbow, each of her hands, her left foot, and the fish's mouth. Tubes would be fed in through the back side, hooked to an external pump. The wall is surrounded by stone tiles, and a metal mesh trim for mounting. The body is in good structural condition, with no damage or breaks. There is overall surface wear and water staining from previous use. The imagery is fantastic, and should be a great feature to any water installation. Signed by the artist Genie Riley in lower left corner.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1980s
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Materials and Techniques
    Painted   Fiberglass
  • Condition
    Fair
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    51.25 in. H x 47 in. W x 10 in. D
    130 cm H x 119 cm W x 25 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU81208132083
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