FONT FOR HOLY WATER*
Golden silver and oil on copper sheet.
Main structure in silver with golden detailing, in manner of frame. With figure of the Eye of Providence flanked by cherubs, and lower medallion in fashion of feminine face. Decorated with floral, vegetable, and geometric motifs. Central image of St. Louis Gonzaga in oil on copper, protected by glass. Inferior recipient for holy water in manner of flower, secured by a screw and bolt. Wooden support in back.
Presents conservation details.
10.2 x 6.6" (26 x 17 cm)
*This piece was part of the exhibition "Platería Mexicana", presented at the Museo de Artes Aplicadas voor Sierkunst, Belgium, 1993, as part of the 93rd edition of the international art festival, "Europalia", in whose catalog it is published. This exhibition travelled the same year to the Museo Regional de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
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