Holy Water Font
On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
height: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); diameter: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) (show scale)
on bottom: printed in green, company logo. Small circular mark near foot rim with small printed "M" below.
Gift of Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Martin Filler
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Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). Holy Water Font, ca. 1877. Porcelain, height: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); diameter: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Martin Filler, 2000.127.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, COLL.2000.127.7.jpg)
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Font. Unglazed and glazed porcelain. In the Medieval taste. Small molded octagonal form in three sections. Uppermost octagonal section decorated on each side with molded medieval tracery with glazed hemispherical bowl. Stemmed middle section, decorated on each side with paired long, narrow, arched Gothic windows all raised on small, undecorated octagonal foot.
CONDITION - Very good; normal wear.
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