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Countess of Huntingdon font

  • Museum number

    5350

  • Description

    Christening bowl decorated with a grey marbled effect on a green marbled stand with 4 gilded paw feet. The Flight, Barr and Barr factory made this Classical style font, with gilt biblical inscriptions on a marble effect ground, for use at the Countess of Huntingdon Chapel, Worcester when the building was enlarged in 1815. First built in 1804, the chapel was a popular place of worship in the early 19th century.

  • Date made

    1815

  • Material

    Soft paste porcelain

  • Factory mark

    Impressed FBB and crown

  • Provenance/assession

    From the Worcester City Museum Collection, 1994

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