Sali Cleve Drinking Fountain
Public Art : Sali Cleve Drinking Fountain
Designer : © Charles Adam Irwin
Work : The stone components were constructed by
Adamant Monumental Works and the bronze work was completed by James Marriott.
Description : The water fountain features four
granite basins attached to a tall ionic column. At the very top of the column is a small bronze sculpture of a
sailing ship. The fountain is constructed from four different types of granite and is decorated with
cast and wrought bronze decorations.
Style : Beaux Arts Classical
Date Unveiled : April, 1911.
Location : The fountain can be found in Catani
Gardens, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia.
Background : The water fountain was a gift to the
City of St Kilda by Sali Cleve who was a prominent St Kilda resident.