The fountain is elaborately decorated with dolphins, their tails entwined.
Mechanics: hand crank; force pump; flap valve; double interrupted crown gears and lantern gear; spur gear and lantern; horizontal working beam.
Ramelli, Agostino. “Plate 16: Single-Person-Operated Device for Drawing Water from a Well.” In Le Diverse Et Artificiose Machine Del Capitano Agostino Ramelli. Paris, France, 1588. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/9880vr08r.
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