Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Baptismal basin or font

Date:
16th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (36.8 x 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.731
Not on view
Inscription: [on margin]: ANNA MARIA GRUBENDSÖE (donor's name); [on outside of raised ring]: WER GLAUBET UND GETAUFT WIRD DER WIRD SELIG WERDEN ("He that believeth and is baptised shall be saved"—Mark XVI:16)

Marking: [on bottom]: [1] oval disk showing Imperial eagle having on his breast shield of House of Austria; [2] (bis) larger oval showing slipped lily between letters and figures: DC / AS, 3/3
Lady Selina Hervey
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