Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Baptismal basin or font

Date:
16th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (36.8 × 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 [trans.: "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 ; [ Durlacher Inc. , until 1906; sold to MMA ]
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