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Holy Water Font with Madonna

Austrian-Bohemian


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Accession Number

1983.47

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics

Glazed hafnerware. Holy Water Font with Madonna standing on globe encircled by snake within arch and openwork columns, basin and cherubs heads either side of basin; Christ’s head above madonna’s crown and below in center of basin. Madonna’s hands folded i

Provenance

1964, Blumka Gallery, New York; November 10, 1964, sold by Blumka to R. Thornton Wilson (b. 1886 - d. 1977), New York; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson