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Pewter Font, St. Sebaldus'
  • Europe
  • Pewter Font, St. Sebaldus', late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Nuremberg, Germany
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.443
Description

A view of the bronze baptismal font in St. Sebaldus Church. Four almost freestanding sculptures occupy the cardinal directions of the font's base. The surfaces of the font are covered in reliefs of saints situated beneath Gothic arches.