French Antique Sacristry/Vestry Cabinet
ca. 1700
85" x 45" x 28"
Furniture, Carved oak with original iron hinges
Region: France
Selected figural elements in extremely rare antique French (Possibly Norman or Breton) Sacristry/Vesty Cabinet
Front, Top Center: The Baptism of Christ - Christ is shown with the dove of the Holy Spirit above him and stands beside St. John the Baptist. The preceding figures are flanked by the Twelve Apostles, amongst whom St. Peter holds the keys to the kingdom of Heaven.