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Holy water fonts
At Caltagirone, the oldest Holy Water Font in majolica, dates back to the late 16th century.
In the seventeenth century, however, the patron saints of the places where they were produced were represented. Images, often formed by columns, archived, and tympanum, are in relief and almost always in a single tint.
In the 18th century it reached its maximum artistic development, through molded elements and painted in monochrome or polychrome. The devotional saints most present are the Virgin Mary, Saint Anthony of Padua, St. James the Great, the Child Jesus, St. John of God, the face of Christ, Saint Francis of Paola, the Guardian Angel.
At the end of the eighteenth century Holy Water Font often resemble those pasta baskets, used in Easter festivals
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