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Pedestal for baptismal basin

Pedestal for Baptismal basin. Mahogany. Four acanthus and scale carved legs with claw and ball feet. Central bulbous pedestal, acanthus leaves near base, four acanthus and grape carved vertical strips of wood curved around it flare above molded band (broken) to support metal wire-work basin stand.

Provenance

1905, July 14, Lent by the New South Church Society thru Henry C. Whitcomb. 1912, made a gift (Accession Date June 6, 1912).

Credit Line

Gift of the New South Church Society

about 1815

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 121.9 x 60.3 x 58.4 cm (48 x 23 3/4 x 23 in.)

Accession Number

RES.12.371

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens