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image MP286

A small holy water stoup or bénitier

Tin-glazed earthenware or majolica painted in under-glaze blue

Museum number: MP286

Curatorial note

This small holy water stoup made of tin-glazed earthenware or majolica is painted with a scene of the Crucifixion in under-glaze blue. It is one of the items Soane placed in the Monk's Cell, supposedly inhabited by his imaginary monk 'Padre Giovanni'.

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