Pipes outwardly decorated like serpents spew water from the large vase into the basin. Can be fed by a distant natural spring or a hidden tank, provided either is at the same height as the fountain's vase. The inner system is described on Plate 185.
Ramelli, Agostino. “Plate 184: Fountain.” In Le Diverse Et Artificiose Machine Del Capitano Agostino Ramelli. Paris, France, 1588. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/wd375w67m.
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