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Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 310

3 Agate, Enamel and Mother of Pearl Holy Water Fonts

Estimate: $200 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from an Estate, Chicago and Savannah


3 Agate, Enamel and Mother of Pearl Holy Water Fonts, 19th Century, three cruciform fonts, the first green agate with a gilt metal and enamel decorated cross in center, with a lidded enamel and gilt metal bowl, the second an opaque agate with red marbling, with a blue enamel and metal cross and small bowl, the third with mother of pearl squares attached to a wood backing, with a metal Christ figure and a mother of pearl bowl, all with attached rings to hang.

Measurements: Height: of green, 7 3/4 in. x Width: 5 1/2 in. x Depth: 1 1/2 in.


In good used condition, some tarnishing to metal, mother of pearl cross with one arm broken and repaired and bowl somewhat loose.

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