Baptismal basin

Parcel-gilt baptismal basin made by David Gilbert of Edinburgh (1591-1594). Originally used as a secular rosewater basin but acquired by St John's Kirk c.1649 and is the oldest baptismal basin in the Church of Scotland.modifications

  • Material/Medium: silver-gilt
  • Date: 1591-1594
  • Creator: David Gilbert
  • Accession number: 2003.223
  • Category: Decorative Art
  • Subject: n/a