The Font of Cararra Marble imported from Italy and the bowl of hand chased silver was dedicated by the Rev. J R Blanchard in the Flinders Street church in September 1952. In 1956 it was transferred to Scots Church North Terrace. The marble font was built in Adelaide by Mr D. Lewis and is a replica of one donated by Queen Elizabeth to a church in Scotland.
The bowl was executed by Louis Some, a Frenchman from Sydney, aged 81. He completed the work on the bowl on Friday 29th June 1951. That weekend he had a severe heart attack and died. The bowl of hall marked silver is entirely hand wrought. On the rim are undulating lines representing water. The spaces between the undulations are chased to represent running water (“living water” in the Bible means running water). There are four panels each bearing an engraved symbol.
[i] Womersley, A. 2001, 150th Anniversary TALK Magazine souvenir issue, Scots Church Adelaide
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