Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. (founded 1751). <em>Holy Water Font</em>, ca. 1877. Porcelain, height: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); diameter: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Rosemarie Haag Bletter and Martin Filler, 2000.127.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, COLL.2000.127.7.jpg)

Holy Water Font

Artist:Worcester Royal Porcelain Co.

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1877

Dimensions: height: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); diameter: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor

Accession Number: 2000.127.7

Image: COLL.2000.127.7.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Font. Unglazed and glazed porcelain. In the Medieval taste. Small molded octagonal form in three sections. Uppermost octagonal section decorated on each side with molded medieval tracery with glazed hemispherical bowl. Stemmed middle section, decorated on each side with paired long, narrow, arched Gothic windows all raised on small, undecorated octagonal foot. CONDITION - Very good; normal wear.

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