Antique 19th century Black Forest hand carved wood holy water font or wall hanging benitier. Wonderful religious devotional wall plaque with beautiful detail and ornate decoration. Unique and impressive, the quality of the carving is outstanding. Featuring a cross above a water reservoir, decorated further with leaves and vines. Beautiful detail throughout, supplementary texture to the wood surface to mimic the look of knotty bark. The cross is surrounded by an intricately carved frame and openwork. Patterned with clusters of leaves, berries and curling tendrils on branches. The holy water font and frame is separately carved, backed with dark purple velvet and mounted on a wall plaque. In overall good antique condition. Some normal sighs of age to the velvet, and a small chips a few leaf tips. Unique and impressive piece, nicely sized for decorative display. Measures 12 7/8″ x 9″ wide. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description. Large, clear and detailed pictures of the item help in this endeavor. Opinion on the condition of an item can vary, depending on the person viewing it. Wear is to be expected due to age and use. Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item “Antique Black Forest Hand Carved Wood Holy Water Font, Stoup Religious Cross” is in sale since Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Carved Figures”. The seller is “micflsun” and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Primary Material: Wood