1) Head of well, circular with square top.

Acanthus decoration, and an oval shield in front bearing the arms of the Pisani family. Two cherubs' head on each side, 15th century. 2) Lion's mask carved in bold relief, 18th century, currently missing. 3) Rectangular panel carved in bold relief depicting St. Mark's lion with an open book, 16th century.


Well head purchased in Venise from Della Revere, 1897; Morton's House, Corfe Castle collected by the father of the vendor.

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3AA
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