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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Holy Water Stoup

ca. 1750-1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Formed as Saint Veronica holding up the shroud, the water compartment being formed as the face of Christ in relief; the detailing picked out in manganese


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware painted in manganese
Brief Description
Tin-glazed earthenware holy water stoup, painted in manganese, made in France, about 1750-1800, possibly by Rennes pottery factory
Physical Description
Formed as Saint Veronica holding up the shroud, the water compartment being formed as the face of Christ in relief; the detailing picked out in manganese
Credit line
Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis
Object history
Paper label: 'Rennes [crossed out] RENNES or Schleswig C.170-51'
Production
Acquired as French (Rennes) or Schleswig area, 18th century
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.170-1951

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record createdJune 7, 2004
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