Well Head

1400s
Overall: 83.8 x 99.7 x 99.7 cm (33 x 39 1/4 x 39 1/4 in.)
Weight: 612.349 kg (1350 lbs.)
Location: not on view
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Description

A well head is an architectural element that protects the mouth of a well. This example is both decorative and functional. The durable pink limestone well head facilitated access to the water whose restorative nature is echoed in the flowers and vases that ornament its surface.
Well Head

Well Head

1400s

Italy, probably Verona, 15th century

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