PARIS. Rare porcelain baptism font with Christ carrying his cross

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PARIS.

Rare porcelain baptism font designed with figure representing one of the Stations of the Cross: Christ falling with his cross. His left hand is atop a shell which forms the gilt-ground font. He is clothed with a blue ground tunic enhanced with gilt stars, he is holding a gilt-ground cross and polychrome decoration on his face. This scene is atop an adhered plinth decorated with gilt combwork and threading.

19th Century.

Height: 27,5 cm (10-3/4 in.) - Width: 24,5 cm (9-1/2 in.).

Gilt wear on font. Very minor chips on the crown of thorns.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2012110654