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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Hanging Wall Font And Frame, 1730–39

type: Hanging wall font and frame

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An angel stands upon clouds in front of a scrollwork escutcheon with a glory of rays. He holds an aspergillum in his raised right hand, and the bowl in his left. The bowl is suspended on three chains which are fastened to cherubim who are applied to the brim of the bowl.



Product Design and Decorative Arts