A walnut holy water basin

Period:
Begin 18th century
Dimensions:
29 x 15 x 7 cm
Reference:
100-313

€ 450



A walnut holy water basin

This walnut holy water bowl is beautifully carved with floral motifs and in the center a medallion containing the letters I.H.S.
 
These letters form the so-called Christ monogram.
 
Its original meaning goes back to Greek and is the abbreviation of the name Jesus.
 
France, early 18th century.

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