Holy Water Font

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100803

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

Descriptive Terms

silver (metal)
FONT, HOLY WATER

Inscription

Ineligible (Hallmark)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

246

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Dimensions

4 5/8 in x 2 1/16 in x 1 1/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3361

Reference Notes

For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).