Neptune Sculpture Father of the Sea inspired by artist Raffaelle Monti's original located at the Crystal Palace, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, UK. Neptune of St. John's Lock, River Thames" Statue (1854). Celebrate the endless power of the ocean near your pool or pond with mighty Neptune, Father of the Sea. Now residing near the mouth of the great river for which he is alternately named, Father Thames was originally sculpted for a fountain on the grounds of the Crystal Palace near Lechlade. Sculpted and cast exclusively for Statue.com in quality designer resin with an antique stone finish, this almost 4-foot long statue is grand enough to command an audience near pool, pond or outdoor spa.