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Holy water font

Italian (Urbino)
first half of 17th century


Object Place: Europe, Urbino, Italy

Dimensions

35.56 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

12.735

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Dark clay, crackled white glaze, colors green, blue, yellow and red. Painted Crucifixion supported by angels holding a crown in relief and angel’s head above. Bowl outlined by heavy scrolls and angel’s head below.

Provenance

1912, gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes