St. Martin's Church Font, Canterbury

inscription:  Restored model of font in which King Ethelbert was baptized by St. Augustine in St. Martin's Church, Canterbury. Pub. by J Abrahams, 4 High St. Canterbury 1889

height:  75mm

matching arms:  City of Canterbury

notes:  An early model which is found in several different forms and finishes - white glazed and showing the open font bowl (the model on the left of the photograph); white glazed, white unglazed and brown unglazed and showing the font covered with its lid (the model on the right of the photograph); and white glazed and brown unglazed and hollow (without bowl or lid). Only the version showing the open font bowl carries a coat of arms.

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