Byzantine style carved marble Baptismal font on later cast stone stand. Four lion leads Circumnavigate the font. Foliate and Byzantine Carving Throughout. Each side with Zoomorphic Symbolism including a Serpent, Peacock, Lioness. Weathering but stable. Ex Private Collection via a Berkshires Estate. For now pending further study we are saying this is 19th Century however it may be significantly older. Size of just the font without the stand is 30″ diameter by 17″ high.
Height: 34.5 in. (87.63 cm)
Diameter: 30 in. (76.2 cm)
Style: Medieval (In the Style Of)
Materials and Techniques: Carved, Marble
Place of Origin: Unknown
Period: 19th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1880
Wear consistent with age and use. Weathering and wear.