A circular stone base to a pillar which carries an inscription spiralling around it. This supports a statue of a figure riding on the wings of a bat.
The work illustrates Ariel's song from Act Two Scen Two of 'The Tempest' by William Shakespeare.
indistinct in photograph, presumably :'WHERE THE BEE SUCKS, THERE SUCK I: / IN A COWSLIP'S BELL I LIE; /THERE I COUCH WHEN OWLS DO CRY. / ON THE BAT'S BACK I DO FLY / AFTER SUMMER MERRILY. / MERRILY, MERRILY SHALL I LIVE NOW / UNDER THE BLOSSOM THAT HANGS ON THE BOUGH.'
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