Rookwood Pottery Plaque For Rededication of Tyler Davidson Fountain, 2008
Cast from original mold by Earl Rubin Menzel (1883–1971)
Untitled (Tyler Davidson Fountain, Cincinnati, Ohio), 2008
Cast ceramic tile
Inscribed with Menzel name and Carloline Williams signature in mold
Inscribed “MMVII” in mold to the verso
A Rookwood Pottery plaque with matte celadon glaze, created in in 2008, as a rerelease of the classic design, executed by Rookwood Pottery decorator and modeler Earl Menzel (1883 – 1971), inspired by an etching of Fountain Square by Caroline Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1908 – 1988). The plaque features a bas relief image of the Tyler Davidson fountain, “The Genius of Water,” located on Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati.
- scratches to frame.
- measures frame; visible image measures 8.75" W x 11.75" H.