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

Holy Water Stoup

17th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Holy water stoup, tin-glazed earthenware, with a well with a cherub's head in relief flanked by symmetrical scrolls. Above this to the back is a panel, on which is painted the Crucifixion under a canopy supported by two cherubs


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours
Brief description
Holy water stoup, tin-glazed earthenware, with a well with a cherub's head in relief, a painted the Crucifixion above, Italy, 17th century
Physical description
Holy water stoup, tin-glazed earthenware, with a well with a cherub's head in relief flanked by symmetrical scrolls. Above this to the back is a panel, on which is painted the Crucifixion under a canopy supported by two cherubs
Dimensions
  • Height: 26cm (Note: conversion size only)
  • Width: 15cm (Note: conversion size only)
Credit line
Given by Signora Ada Cardinale in memory of Commendatore G. Cardinale
Other number
1063 - Rackham (1940)
Collection
Accession number
C.169-1927

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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