Holy-water stoup

the stone stoup or font placed near the entrance of a church, as a receptacle for holy water.

See also: Holy

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A report on notable acquisitions by the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, published in APOLLO in October 2007, singled out a gilt-bronze statuette of St John the Baptist, claiming it to be by Michelozzo, and to be the central figure from the holy-water stoup in SS Annunziata, Florence.