Rare Antique French Mother of Pearl Shell and Mary Holy Water Font with Ormolu Brass Mounts
Rare Antique French Mother of Pearl Shell and Mary Holy Water Font with Ormolu Brass Mounts

Shell Holy Water Font

Regular price €200

A magnificient French religious holy font dating to the late 19th century. The wall holy water font features Virgin Mary cast from metal which could be sterling silver. It is based on a stone. The water container is a mother of pearl scallop shell. The whole is enhanced by fine ornate ormolu brass mounts. It is gorgeous and rare to find !

There is a ring to easily hang it on the wall. 

Condition: one brass ornament is missing (arround the frame, on the right), the stone is cracked. Wears on the shell. Antique patina of brass. 
Please take a close look at the photos. 

Overall Height: 6 1/8" (15.5cm)
Width: 3 1/8" (7.8cm)
Weight: 80g
Rare Antique French Mother of Pearl Shell and Mary Holy Water Font with Ormolu Brass Mounts
Rare Antique French Mother of Pearl Shell and Mary Holy Water Font with Ormolu Brass Mounts
Shell Holy Water Font
Rare Antique French Mother of Pearl Shell and Mary Holy Water Font with Ormolu Brass Mounts
Shell Holy Water Font
Shell Holy Water Font
Shell Holy Water Font
Shell Holy Water Font
Shell Holy Water Font
Shell Holy Water Font
Shell Holy Water Font