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Fountain

Naomi Miller

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Sculptural or architectural structure that channels a spring or source of water and shapes it by means of jets or sprays, the water falling into one or more containers or basins.

Keywords: Introduction; Antiquity; Islamic lands; Western world

Reference Entry.  7289 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art

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