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Fountain

Fountain

Object name: Fountain
Date: 1518 - 1522
Dimensions:
189 x 415 x 130 mm
Medium: Alabaster
Object number: C15015
DescriptionAlabaster fountain piece. It is symmetrical, with two winged mermaids holding up a missing component. There is a grotesque head in the centre, and the block is pierced from front to back, perhaps for small statuette or similar. It is water-worn and mortised above for lead work. From Suffolk Place also known as Suffolk House.
Culture: Story of Southwark