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Baptismal Font with Cover for Presbyterian Church, Kingston, Penn.

Artist:
Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)
Maker:
Tiffany Studios (1902–32)
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Made in New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on paper mounted on board
Dimensions:
Overall: 21 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (55.2 x 37.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Walter Hoving and Julia T. Weld Gifts and Dodge Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.654.203
Not on view
Signature: [recto, bottom right, in graphite]: APPROVED BY: Louis C. Tiffany

Inscription: [recto, on drawing, to right of overhead view of basin, in graphite]:
·INNER·BRONZE·OR·BRASS·BASIN; [recto, on drawing, to right of overhead view of font cover, in graphite]: FONT·COVER·WITH·CROSS· HANDLE·; [recto, on drawing, to right of side view, in graphite]: ·CROSS· HANDLE·BRONZE·BOLT· / ·LOOSE·COVER· // FONT / ·OCTAGON·; [recto, lower right, below drawing, in graphite]: SCALE 1 1/2" = 1"- 0";
[recto, center, below drawing, in graphite]:
·BAPTISMAL·FONT·WITH·COVER· / FOR [OR superscript and underlined] PRESBYTERIAN·CHURCH·KINGSTON·PENN· / NOTE·TO·BE·OF·WOOD· TO·MATCH·PRESENT·WOOD WORK·; [recto, lower left in graphite]: FROM / ECCLESIASTICAL DEPARTMENT_____. / TIFFANY STUDIOS____. / 46 WEST 23RD ST. N·Y·CITY·; [recto, lower right, in graphite]:
·INSCRIPTION·MAY·BE·CARVED· / ·IN·TOP·OUTSIDE·OF·COVER___. /
·OR·A·PLATE·MAY·BE·USED·; [verso, in graphite]: #18763
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