Holy Water Font, Beautiful Limoges Enamel On Bronze Set Onto White Alabaster, Bronze Back Plate circa 1890, 14.5 x 9 cm
A truly beautiful Holy Water Font with a lovely cross which has been wonderfully etched and enamelled by the master craftsmen at Limoges in France where this art was perfected.
Every detail is perfect on the cross and on the font itself. The inside of the font is enamelled in white.
The benitier is in excellent antique condition. It measures 14.5 cm in height, 9 cm at its widest point and the alabaster is 0.9 cm thick.
It has a bronze ring set into the bronze back plate for wall hanging.
A truly remarkable and very beautiful piece.