12 June 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
AN OCTAGONAL CARVED MARBLE BAPTISMAL FONT
Italian, 15th century and later
With green marble panels inlaid into the body and column, and three iron hoops attached to the rim of the font.
Minor chips and losses; the panels of the basin, the column and foot probably later.
55 1/3 in. (140.2 cm.) high, overall
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