This outrageous sculpture reminded me of the ones that I believe used to be at the Kansas City Zoo in Swope Park. To get a sip of luke-warm water from its spout, you had to stick your head inside one of these beasts, which, I recall, also included a yawning hippo. I'll have to rummage around in my old family photos when I go home to Kansas City in a few days and see if there are photos from our childhood trips to the zoo. I also remember a gigantic whale with a carpeted tongue that squished under your feet as you entered its mouth.
This fabulous feline was on the back of a flatbed truck promoting a New York vintage shop called Olde Good Things. I'll have to poke my head in there someday!
Stick your head into a copy of The Find: The Housing Works Book of Decorating with Thrift Shop Treasures, Flea Market Objects, and Vintage Detailsat Borders, Barnes & Noble, Amazon or Powell's.
Having a roaring-good Saturday!
The Elegant Thrifter
Always Frugal, Always Fabulous!