Holy water font carved in stone - Living stone - late 16th, early 17th century

Description
Holy water font carved in stone - Living stone - late 16th, early 17th century
Italy

Extremely ancient large stone holy water , entirely hand-carved.
Made with a very hard stone and very difficult to work with.
From a unique block, weighing over 60 kg
Concave front with side curls
The trapezoid-shaped rear part was placed in a rock wall or a column.
Beautiful shell shape
Dating back to the late 16th/early 17th century
The stoup is missing a small piece from the edge, which can be restored.
Length 60 cm; width 40 cm; height 18 cm.
Tracked shipping worldwide with safe packaging.

Lot details
Object
Holy water font carved in stone
Material
Living stone
Estimated Period
late 16th, early 17th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
18×40×60 cm
Weight
60 kg
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