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Holy Water Font

1969.3361 (RS8377)

Description

Silver holy water font, repoussed and engraved decoration depicting Christ on the cross with two kneeling women at his feet, all within an architectural niche flanked by two angels.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
Ineligible (Hallmark)
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
FONT, HOLY WATER
silver (metal)
Dimensions
4 5/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3361
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100803
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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