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Description

Large wooden carving of the upper torso of a male angel, holding a bowl. Figure is round at its base (waist), dressed in a blue-grey robe, holding a black bowl with one hand. The other hand is raised, palm out, in benediction. A pair of wings (parts b,c) with the carved feather side painted grey and the other side white with grey painted feathering, attach to the back with pegs.

Narrative

According to the collector, this carving was used as a baptismal font in a church in Port Simpson, but it was removed because children were frightened by it.

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