Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 461

4 Agate, Metal and Glass Holy Water Fonts

Estimate: $100 - $200

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


4 Agate, Metal and Glass Holy Water Fonts, one with miniature of the Pieta in an ornate metal frame with opaque glass bowl, one with a miniature of Mary and the Christ child, inset into the decorative metal font, JHS under the miniature, with a red glass bowl, the third metal showing Mary with children, a cross and flowering tree, reading 'Laus Deo' on the bowl, glass bowl set into the metal, the final a pale pink agate stone with metal backing, featuring an applied gilt metal image of the Virgin Mother with lilies and reading 'Virgo,' a plaque below with title 'Vierge Au Lis Par Poncet,' and a small lidded metal bowl.

Measurements: Height: of agate, 8 3/8 in. x Width: 4 1/2 in. x Depth: 1 1/2 in.


Overall good condition, metal with some tarnishing and wear to gilt.

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