"Boy and Frog Fountain"

Location: 302 Nichols, Kansas City, MO

Owner: Highwoods Properties, Country Club Plaza

Artist/Designer: Raffaello Romanelli

Dates: 1929

Photo Credit: Ginzy Schaefer

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Boy and Frog Fountain


The Boy and Frog Fountain is an original bronze and Verona marble fountain by Raffaello Romanelli. On the base is a faun on a dolphin. The bowl & pedestal are rose colored Verona Marble. Purchased in 1929 in Florence, Italy, this fountain has impressed and amused visitors to the Plaza. A young boy is delighted and surprised by the shower he receives from a friendly bronze frog.