Child's Antique Baptism Shell

In the religious ritual of a baptism baby or small child are given their baptism name. The ceremony is that the priest uses a shell to pour the holy water or distilled water on the young child's head. The christening ceremony anoints the child with his/her name.

This wonderful shell was made by William Weston, London ca. 1820s-1830s and is marked EP. (Electroplate.) There is a monogram "Lillie" written in old script making this a delightful find.

The measurements are 2 3/4 inches long by 1 3/8 inches wide and the weight is 17.22 grams.

This is such a special antique treasure you will love passing down for generations to come.

Item ID: 000256

Child's Antique Baptism Shell

Child's Antique Baptism Shell
Child's Antique Baptism Shell
Child's Antique Baptism Shell
Child's Antique Baptism Shell
Child's Antique Baptism Shell
Child's Antique Baptism Shell

In the religious ritual of a baptism baby or small child are given their baptism name. The ceremony is that the priest uses a shell to pour the holy water or distilled water on the young child's head. The christening ceremony anoints the child with his/her name.

This wonderful shell was made by William Weston, London ca. 1820s-1830s and is marked EP. (Electroplate.) There is a monogram "Lillie" written in old script making this a delightful find.

The measurements are 2 3/4 inches long by 1 3/8 inches wide and the weight is 17.22 grams.

This is such a special antique treasure you will love passing down for generations to come.

Item ID: 000256

$110 USD

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