As the Gladding, McBean & Co. Pottery Catalog of 1932 states "A thing of beauty is a joy forever." For all collectors, a rare, exquisite Circa 1932 Gladding McBean fountain figure - entitled "Statuette". Beautiful original aqua-turquoise glaze. This is a functioning fountain. Excellent condition. This piece stops you in your tracks and its beauty overwhelms. Appears on Page 62 of the book Franciscan, Catalina, and Other Gladding McBean Wares: Ceramic Table & Art Wares: 1873-1942 by James F. Elliott-Bishop. Use as statuary or fountain - interior or exterior. Material is glazed terracotta clay.