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Holy water font

Dark clay grayish crackled glaze. In form of a woman holding a baby over a large shell supported on a flower and leaves. Crude in shape and color.

Provenance

1912, gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Italian,

Accession Number

12.736

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics