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1. Grötlingbo
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FONT RECORD

Grötlingbo

GENERAL INFORMATION

Location Grötlingbo Church
Font location in church The font stands on west side of choir, north side of nave.
Region Havdhem district, Gotland
Country Sweden
Workshop Sighraf (Gotland)
Medium Stone / Sandstone
Date / period 12th - 13th century / Romanesque
Drainage Centre hole in bowl & base
Inscription No

DIMENSIONS

Total height (with plinth) 96-98 cm (no plinth)
Total height (without plinth) 96-98 cm
Diameter of basin (including rim) 89 cm
Rim 9 cm
Height of basin sides 34 - 35.5 cm
Height of basin 56-58 cm
Height of base 40 cm
Dimensions of square bases 46 x 46 cm
ICONOGRAPHY AND IMAGES
Pictorial direction

Left to right

Click for image of font

IMAGE

UPPER BASIN
 
1 Christ - Childhood - Annunciation to Virgin IMAGE
2 Christ - Childhood - Visitation IMAGE
3 Christ - Childhood - Nativity IMAGE
4 Christ - Childhood - Christ's First Bath IMAGE
5 Christ - Childhood - Three Wise Men - Adoration of the Magi IMAGE
6 Christ - Childhood - Flight to Egypt IMAGE
7 Christ - Baptism of Christ IMAGE

UNDER BASIN

1 Design element - plain

IMAGE

LOWER BASE FIGURES
1 Cleric (s) - bishop IMAGE
2 Christ - Childhood - Madonna & Child Enthroned IMAGE
3 Saints - St. Peter IMAGE
4 Old Testament - Father Abraham IMAGE
LOWER BASE SIDES
1 Design element - double acanthus cross IMAGE
2 Design element - braided pattern IMAGE
3 Design element - braided circle IMAGE