Font carved with a representation of the Baptism of Christ, symbolical beasts, the figure of the sculptor, and a runic inscription

Font carved with a representation of the Baptism of Christ, symbolical beasts, the figure of the sculptor, and a runic inscription

Given by F.B.L. Dykes, Esq in 1863

Original:

Font carved with a representation of the Baptism of Christ, symbolical beasts, the figure of the sculptor, and a runic inscription
Sculptor unknown
Third quarter of the 12th century
Stone
St Bridget's Church, Bridekirk, Cumbria, England

The runic inscription reads: 'Richard wrought me and carefully brought me to this beauty'.