Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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baptismal basin
  • United States
  • baptismal basin, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter
  • Object Height/Diameter: 15.6 x 20.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/8 x 8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Alice Dains
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0002.20
Description

Pewter baptismal basin. Bowl has rim which extends beyond the body and flairs outward. It sits on a smooth column attached to a foot which flairs out and has horizontal bands around the bottom.