baptismal font

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Noun1.baptismal font - bowl for baptismal waterbaptismal font - bowl for baptismal water    
basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
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In 1945 a Cork mill owner even commissioned him to design the new Church of the Annunciation at Blackpool, and to supply statues of Christ and the Madonna, a carved panel depicting the Annunciation, to carve the main altar, two side altars, baptismal font, holy water stoups, and to design brass candlesticks for the altar, and four panels depicting the evangelists for the tabernacle doors.
Not only have movable fittings and the treasures of the vestry been taken away but such things as two holy water stoups (from a Roman church) and the marble altar rails have disappeared.
For centuries Puebla also has produced a great variety of pottery forms--basins, storage jars, pharmacy jars, holy water stoups, and even chamber pots, not to mention all manner of wares for cooking and dining.