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National Trust Inventory Number: 201444 stone circa 400 AD – 1066
East Riddlesden Hall, West Yorkshire
National Trust Inventory Number 1433741
Sutton Hoo, Suffolk
Cliveden Estate, Buckinghamshire
The Fountain of Love is a two colour marble sculpture by Thomas Waldo Story. It was commissioned by Lord Astor in 1897. The shell dish features three groups of statues which are all signed and dated by the sculptor. The shell was made from two large antique marble blocks joined together and based on tufa rock.