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Baptismal font with cover

Manufacturer:
Elkington & Co. (British, Birmingham, 1829–1963)
Date:
19th century, after ca. 1660 original
Culture:
British, Birmingham, after British, London original
Medium:
Electroformed copper, silver plated and gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 36 3/8 × 18 × 18 in., 34.4 lb. (92.4 × 45.7 × 45.7 cm, 15.6 kg)
Classification:
Metalwork-Electrotype
Credit Line:
Dodge Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
11.125.5a, b
Not on view
This electrotype is after a seventeenth-century original (ca. 1660), maker's mark RF, possibly Richard Farmer original, in the Tower of London.
Marking: Scratched on underside of foot: 1865–80
[ Elkington & Co. , 1911; sold to MMA ]
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