The Jenkins Vase by Unknown Artist

Original body is a Roman marble well-head, 100 BC- AD, 76.

Details

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
172 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,300 ( Total: £13,000)
Acquired in:
1976
Vendor:
Christie's

5 cm. In 1772, at the instigation of Thomas Jenkins the well-head was mounted as a vase, by the addition of vine leaf frieze and lip above, and cup with Satyr's heads, stem and base below.

Provenance

Columbrano Palace, Naples; Thomas Jenkins; the Hon James Barry; the Hon James Smith Barry; by descent to Robin Petherick.

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

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