Vintage Hand Carved Limestone Wellhead from Southern Italy
This imposing wellhead was carved by hand in stone after an mid 18th century original from Southern Italy. The heavy circular bodice is raised on a two piece circular platform and is adorned with a centered shield. The shield depicts a detailed Fleur de Lys and is topped by a heavy rolled rim. A hand forged metal overthrow with decorative lateral scrolls, pulley and chain completes this architectural element. Aged weathered patina, wear consistent with age and use.
Base diameter: 55"
Material: Limestone, Metal
Details: Hand Carved Limestone, Wrought Iron
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 71" H x 90" W x 90" D