Italian Majolica holy water font, decorated with garlands of fruit, the Madonna and the Christ child in the Della robia style. Height 26.5 cm
swag / garland / festoon. A popular neo-classical form of decoration in decorative art consisting of a pendant garland made up of flowers, fruit and leaves, and found on all types of objects from furniture to ceramics and clocks, and in many materials from bronze to wood.
Common themes included in swags are husks, chains, hops, and laurel leaves.
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