This is a stunning 19th century Cornish "serpentine" marble model font with an octagonal reservoir above a cluster of four columns resting on a domed circular base, Circa 1870 in date.
Made with serpentine marble from Lizard in Cornwall, England.
The full size serpentine font which this is copied from is at Cadwith Church on the Lizard peninsula.
Local clergymen would often carry one of these replicas with them to give blessings in peoples homes.
Perfect for displaying as a desk ornament sure to become the centrepiece of your collection.
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 17 x Width 15 x Depth 15
Dimensions in inches:
Height 7 inches x Width 6 inches x Depth 6 inches
Our reference: 08812a
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