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Fontana Del Boccale, Rome

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  • This is one of the many wonderful, neighborhood fountains you can find in Rome. It was built in 1931 by the architect Raffaele De Vico and has the look of an ancient Greek wine vase, which is so appro...  more »
  • In reminding him who was considered the founder of the "cobblestones" is part of a circular pool on the ground, adorned with four marble columns, formed by a large marble-relief mug rossocorallo, a branch of rose flowers. I like so much.
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  • The way Zabaglia is located in the Testaccio district and is home to a fountain designed by the architect Raffaele De Vico in the Fascist period, in 1931, recently undergone restoration by the Superintendence to fine arts. The inspiration is an ancient Greek vase oinochòe, used in antiquity to tap into and pouring wine, jug plays it and in practice it is a popular everyday items on the tables until a few years ago. It is made of marble and decorated with red coral body Vicenza floral bas-relief work, just like the jugs of use, which often were painted on the side with simple fioracci. The water from the jug is gathered inside a small travertine basin. Taking advantage of the gentle slope between via Zabaglia and via di Monte Testaccio, the fountain is located at the center of a circular terrace edged by pillars, facing via di Monte Testaccio and Monte dei Cocci. Maybe even the passage of nearly eighty years make for a little anonymous environment where the fountain is placed, while successful appears the reference to wine amphorae with their pieces accumulated over centuries created Testaccio and constituted the main merchandise unloaded from the ships who crowded in Roman river port, there by at.
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  • 1931 fountain designed by the architect Raffaele de Vico.
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