Rare Antique Gilt Bronze Holy Water Font dating from the last decade of the 19th century.
Beautiful spelter Madonna with rosary and crown,hands at prayer and roses at her feet.
The bronze backplate constructed like an altar piece has wonderful corn and grape detailing and is crested with a fleur de lys cross.
The font carries the Dove of Peace on the lid and Art Nouveau floral detail.
SIZE: 12" tall x 5" wide / 30cm tall x 13.5cm wide
WEIGHT: 1450g / 3.2lbs
CONDITION: good general condition. The whole needs a gentle clean to bring up the gilding nicely. Some minor marks and scratches as you would expect from a piece of this age, but a stunning piece.
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