Original body is a Roman marble well-head, 100 BC- AD, 76.
The Jenkins Vase by Unknown Artist, partly 1st century BC/AD, partly late 18th century AD
© National Museum Cardiff
- 172 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,300 ( Total: £13,000)
- Acquired in:
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.