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Rare Italian Font in Red Marble, 17th Century



Font "Acquasantiera"in red marble Era end 1600 2 pieces Hexagonal tub diameter 60 cm Total height 100 cm. Integrates, unique restorations, on the base of the column and in a corner of the tub Historical news: For the marble of the Arzo quarries and in particular the Macchiavecchia we have news from the 2nd half of the 1300s. It has been widely used in the Baroque and 18th century churches, decorated and embellished with altars, baptized sources mali, Acquasantiere and others, with examples in the Abbey of Einsiedeln, in the Church of Fraumunster in Zurich, in the Cathedral of Como and in the Duomo from Milan.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 39.38 in. (100 cm)Diameter: 23.63 in. (60 cm)
  • Style
    Classical Roman (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    Late 17th Century
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Budapest, HU
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3266313993572

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Milan, Italy
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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