Lot 48. Late Romanesque holy water font with lid, Italy, 12th century

Starting price: € 7 500
Auction date: 26.05.2021   10:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 48 | Late Romanesque holy water font with lid, Italy, 12th century
Spätromanisches Weihwasserbecken mit Deckel, Italien, 12. Jahrhundert
Einteilig aus hellem, feinporigem Stein gearbeitetes dickwandiges Becken. Umlaufend vier halbrunde Handhaben. Spitz zulaufender, gekehlter Deckel (seitlicher Ausbruch), der Knauf in Form eines stilisierten Lammes gearbeitet. Durchmesser ohne Griffe 24 cm, Höhe mit Deckel 37 cm.

Provenienz: Aus belgischer Privatsammlung.

Zustand: II - III
An Italian, late Romanesque, lidded holy water font, 12th century
The thick-walled font carved in one piece in light-coloured, fine-pored stone. A row of four semi-circular handles around the edge. Tapering, grooved lid (chipped on the side), the knob carved in the shape of a stylised lamb. Diameter without handles 24 cm, height including lid 37 cm.

Provenance: From a Belgian private collection.

Condition: II - III

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