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Baptismal Font in Ashburton Marble
An impressive and large baptismal font entirely carved from Ashburton Marble. This is a soft grey and blush pink, lightly veined marble with evidence of fossil remains of creatures, principally corals, crinoids and brachiopods, that lived in the Devonian Sea 360-380 million years ago, It was quarried in Devon in the west of England mainly during the 19th century. The deep, round font bowl sits on a sturdy circular column and is further supported by four tall Ashburton and Swedish Green Marble pillars. The whole font rests on it's original, octagonal stone base, English, late 19th century.
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- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture19th Century
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- DimensionsH 44.18 in. x W 29.93 in. x D 10.44 in.H 112.2 cm x W 76 cm x D 26.5 cm
- Seller LocationLondon, GB
- Seller Reference NumberStock No.14554
- Reference NumberLU1603211775131
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