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

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.


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

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