FOUNTAINS & WATER FEATURES
Mask Fountains
MASK
FOUNTAINS
Cistern Fountains
CISTERN
FOUNTAINS
Bird-Bath Fountains
BIRD-BATH
FOUNTAINS
 
 
  K011
Rose Girl
From a fine J.P. White, early 20th century, Arts and Crafts cast. It was originally paired with K012 Bacchus. An example can be seen in the Hampton Court Palace garden.
  K012
Bacchus
From a fine J.P. White, Arts and Crafts, early 20th century cast. It originally was paired with K011 Rose Girl.
  K017
Edwardian Tier Fountain
A simple but elegant tiered fountain.
  K025
Swan Boy
Copy of a group “Boy with Swan”, the original fountain cast by Geiss, circa 1850. The artist was Professor Kalide (1801-1864) of Berlin. Commissioned for the King of Prussia. The group was a feature to be seen at the Great Exhibition at the Crystal Palace. An example can be seen in the Italian Garden, Osborne House, Isle of Wight.
  K026
Duck Girl
A copy of a mid-19th century figure. As a directional fountain it is suitable for poolside use or as a centrepiece. Often used unpiped for garden ornament.
  K027
Gourd Boy
A copy of a fine 19th century garden sculpture. As a directional fountain it is suitable for poolside use or as a centrepiece.
  K028
Piping Boy
Thought to have originated from the eminent Arts and Crafts movement’s Bromsgrove Guild of Applied Arts’ lead sculpture foundry. As a directional fountain it is suitable for poolside use or as a centrepiece.
  K029
Pike Boy
A copy of a good sized fountain by Verrocchio (15th Century Italian sculptor), it makes a fine, central water feature. A virtue that all Verrocchio’s sculptures have in common, is that they have great movement from any direction they are viewed. Popular with garden designers Thomas Mawsom and Gertrude Jekyll, they made good use of Crowther casts of this fountain at the Canal, Boverage Park, Dorset in the early 20th century, recently beautifully restored.
  K030
Boy with Fish
A copy of Verrocchio’s (15th Century Italian sculptor) “Boy with Fish” sculpture, the original fountain can be seen at the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence. All Verrocchio’s sculptures have good movement from every direction viewed.
  K031
Young Hercules
After Verrocchio’s (1435-1488) sculpture of the infant Hercules. As a directional fountain it is suitable for both poolside and centrepiece use. A feature that all Verrocchio’s sculptures have in common, is they have great movement from every direction viewed.
  K032
Venetian Fountainhead
Taken from an antique, well-sculptured, 18th century, Venetian fountainhead.
  K033
Group Boy
Copied from a classic 19th century Handyside of Derbyshire fountain group.
  K034
Cupid Boy Dish Spout
The classic lead fountain taken from a 19th century model by the famous Coalbrookdale Foundry, Yorkshire.
  K035
Conch Boy
Copied from an 18th century English lead sculpture. This makes a fine central water feature.
  K036
Durenne’s Fish Boy
Faithful copies taken from originals that dates to mid 19th century. From French artisans at the A. Durenne company, a leading 19th century foundry famous for large decorative casts.
  K037
Lily Girl
A copy taken from a stylish 19th century fountain. Makes a fine central water feature, particularly if associated near aquatic plants.
  K038
Dolphin Boy Shell and Base
Taken from 19th century patterns. The boy and dolphin fountain head feed the shell to form a directional cascade. Suitable for poolside use or as a centrepiece.
  K039
Large Verrocchio Tiered Fountain
This tiered fountain combination is a faithful copy of Verrocchio’s “Boy with Pike”, set in a deeply scalloped round shell, surmounting three boldly sculptured dolphins. Taken from a late 18th/early 19th century, Austin and Seeley cast, this large fountain has proportions of good scale.
  K040
Verrocchio Dolphin Boy Triform Dolphins
A copy of the 15th century, Italian sculptor, Verrocchio’s best known work, surmounting three, well-modelled dolphins from a 19th century design. The “Boy with Fish” original can be seen at the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence. All of Verrocchio’s sculptures have good movement from every direction viewed.
  K041
Cupid Boy on Triform Dolphin
This model dates from the mid 19th century, taken from a cast by the famous Coalbrookdale Foundry, Yorkshire. The supporting swans of the K042 fountain are completely interchangeable if preferred to the dolphins.
  K042
Group Boy on Triform Swan
This model dates from the mid-19th century, taken from a cast by the famous Coalbrookdale Foundry, Yorkshire. The supporting Dolphins of K041 fountain are completely interchangeable if preferred to the swans.
  K043
Dolphin Wall Fountain
The two pipes can be directed into a tiered cistern or pool. They are suspended by an unseen, attached, single round copper dowel for ease of mounting to a wall. A single copper water inlet pipe is further divided into two smaller copper pipes supplying the two fountain heads. The design dates from the 19th century.
  K043-4-5
Combination
This combination of the three models (K043, K044, K045) in this water feature, illustrates the versatility of design with lead.
  K044
Large Shell
The deeply scalloped clam shell has many uses. This item is heavy and requires support underneath if raised.
  K045
Rococo Dolphin
Copied from an 18th century antique lead casting, this dolphin support has the distinctive Venetian Rococo styling.
  K046
Lavabo
Decorative adaptation by the company of a 19th century Viennese drinking fountain.
  K047
Dolphin Boy with Serpentine Cistern
Decorative, complete cistern–fountain combination, based on an antique garden water feature. This style of fountain is a very straightforward design solution where a fountain is desired.
  K048
Dolphin Boy
A copy taken from a fine 19th century casting. A dowel can be fitted to the back for wall mounting.
  K049
Two Tier Dish and Dolphin Fountain
This tiered fountain is suitable as a centrepiece for a smaller pool. Taken from a 19th century lead casting.
  K050
Satyr on Large Shell
A good sized water feature, the Satyr taken from a very fine antique French casting. Water wells up into the broad, deeply scalloped shell, providing a cascading style, making this fountain suitable for side or centre use.
  K051
Frog Fountain
Typical Arts & Crafts design, copied from an early 20th century model. Multiples of this stylised lead frog provide a very flexible fountain head. A group of four is illustrated as an example. Made individually. There is a smaller version available, A167, 12.75cm (5in) high x 17.75cm (7in) wide.
  K052
Sunfish Fountain
Copy of a bold Arts and Crafts, early 20th century fountain, the design allows for flexible use. The stylised fish is supplied with a 12.5cm (½in) copper pipe, but can be specially modified to take a larger pipe. The Toad (K054) was the original companion figure to this, presumably to go either end of a pool.
  K053
Manneken Pis
A copy of Brussels’ most famous fountain.
  K054
Toad on Base Fountain
Copy of a bold Arts and Crafts, early 20th century fountain. Supplied with a 12.5cm (½in) copper pipe, but can be specially modified to take a larger pipe. The Sunfish (K052) was the original companion figure to this, presumably to go either end of a pool.
  K055
Rococo Dish Fountain
A copy from a well-sculptured, antique lead cast, typical of the decorative Rococo Italian style, of the mid-18th century.
  K056
Kalide’s Swan at Bay
Adaptation of a 19th century fountain from the Geiss foundry. Very large. Suitable for poolside use or as a centrepiece.
  K057
Victorian 26in Dish
Good sized, formal, 19th century tiered fountain. This style of dish is a magnet to wild birds.
  K058
Hush Boy Wall Fountain
Based on a 19th century Val d’Osne putto and coupled with a 38cm (15in) scalloped shell. The water wells up from under the boy to form a cascade, adjustable to your needs. It is fixed to the wall by a hidden, attached 12.5cm (½in) copper dowel for ease of mounting.
  K059
Lavabo with Rose
Taken from an antique 19th century Viennese drinking fountain.
  K060
Eastminster Quatrefoil Fountain
A very bold fountain of good, broad scale, with four finely-detailed, Venetian Rococo dolphins. The 1m shell provides an impressive cascade of falling water. Can be used in conjunction with many of our other fountains which then provide an upper tier, K29 Pike Boy for example.
  K141
Georgian Spout Fountainhead
Fountain spout, suitable for a wall or as a centrepiece, in a formal, 18th-century style. This makes for an understated feature.
  K142
Pitcher Girl
A copy of a good-sized, early 20th century lead fountain, from the English Arts and Crafts movement. The design allows for use within the pool or at its side.
  K143
Twin Dolphin Fountain
Copied from an antique 19th century water feature. Suited to a small pool.
  K144
The Thames Sturgeon Wall Fountain
First produced here at H. Crowthers in the 1930s.
  K145
The Royal London Sturgeon
Created here at our Studio in 1908. This was inspired by the sturgeon that is depicted on the memorial to Henry Fawcett that stands in the Victoria Embankment Gardens, London.
  K146
Edwardian Fountain
A simple but elegant fountian.