Charming English lead birdbath featuring a child and shell bowl sitting on a round base. The young girl is modeled in a hesitant pose as she dips her toe into the water.
Imported from England.
The use of water in the garden to nurture nature is seen most obviously in the use of a birdbath. Birdbaths were one of the first garden ornaments that were easily purchased and a simple, yet satisfying, focal point for a new garden.
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