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Vase with cover

Vase with cover

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rosso antico, marble

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This red marble vase with cover is carved in relief with heads, festoons and birds, and supported on a cylindrical pedestal of red and green marble. It is mounted with chased ormolu and stands on a triangular base of various marbles.

Physical description

Vase with cover. Rosso antico, carved in relief with heads, festoons and birds, and supported by a cylindrical pedestal of rosso and verde antique, mounted with chased ormolu, on a triangular base of various marbles.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)



Materials and Techniques

Rosso antico, marble


Height: 161.4 cm

Object history note

Jones Bequest.

Descriptive line

Rosso antico vase with cover, carved, on pedestal, mounted with ormolu, on a triangular base, Italian

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1882. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1883. pp. 111
Catalogue of the Jones Bequest. 1924. II, No. 412


Rosso antico; Ormolu; Verde antique




Sculpture Collection

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