Antique limestone and iron well-head with winding gear
Antique limestone and iron well-head with winding gear : This charming antique stone well-head is reminiscent of wishing wells in fairy tales. Cut from a single block of French limestone it was equipped with typical 19th century forged iron gantry and winding wheel protected by a tiny roof.
Dimensions approx :
- Stone well surround : 105 x 110 cm (41.3 x 43.3 inches)
- Side height of stone : 40 cm (15.75 inches)
- Gantry assembly height with roof : 110 cm (43.3 inches)
- Overall well-head height : 150 cm (59 inches)
On display in the architectural salvage displays at BCA’s Maine & Loire premises at L’Hotellerie-de-Flée.