original sandstone base. The water comes out of the vase. Has in all likelihood been part of a larger fountain. In the 18th century, lead was a common material to use for fountains. An expensive material, but extremely durable and easier to mold in fine detail.
Provenance: Former Danish Manor House, presumably from Hirschholm Castle, 1744.
Untouched with natural age-related patina.
Total height: 72 cm.