Late Medieval Granite Benitier or Stoup with Primitive Head as the Water Spout.

Stock Number: 4060

Carved granite benitier or sink, primitive carved stone head as the water spout. Usually found at the entrance of Church or Monastry, to cleanse hands and mark the sign of the cross with Holy Water on their forehead prior to worship. Most likely removed during the Reformation and installed into domestic use since. Brittany France
Dimensions: 15cm (H) x 35cm (W) x 30cm (D)    Show in inches

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