Winged Man, Symbol of St Matthew
detail from Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

  Winged Man, Symbol of St Matthew    detail from    Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

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1869

Octagonal font with carved scenes on each face. The symbols of the evangelists are interspersed with Noah's ark, the crossing of the Red Sea with Moses, the baptism of Christ and Christ with children.

medium: stone
technique: carved

firm/studio: R. L. Boulton & Sons

Church of St Cynllo, Llangynllo, Ceredigion
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An example of the rich ornamentation of the church by Boulton of Cheltenham.




 

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Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsScenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsThe Crossing of the Red Sea: Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsThe Baptism of Christ: Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsWinged Lion, Symbol of St Mark: Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsChrist with Children Brought by their Mothers: Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsWinged Ox, Symbol of St Luke: Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsNoah's Ark: Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four EvangelistsEagle, Symbol of St John: Scenes from the Bible and the Symbols of the Four Evangelists

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References

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 527.




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