Lanivet, St Nevet

North aisle 3

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Date of manufacture and insertion
1893
Number of lights
3
Maker
Fouracre & Son
Main subject
Faith (Abraham) above Abraham and Isaac : Charity (Rebekah) above Rebekah giving water to the camels : Hope (Daniel) above Daniel praying (Holy City?)
Tracery subject
Crowns above two Angels with palms.
Subject type
Figurative allegorical
Donor
Charles Sobey, son of dedicatees.
Dedicatee
John Sobey of Treliggon, Lanivet, died and and his wife Elizabeth Sobey, died , parents of donor.
Notes
  1. Death of John Sobey Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5.
  2. TDF 1891, 10/10/1892.
  3. Insertion, maker, donor, dedicatees from Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 164 (). Heard & Sons, Truro.
  4. Tracery angels are the same design as North aisle 2, inserted the previous year.

In memory of John Sobey of Treliggon in this parish born , died and Elizabeth his wife born , died .

North aisle 3. Faith (Abraham, holding the sacrificial knife), Charity (Rebekah, holding a pitcher of water), Hope (Daniel holding a scroll, probably the Old Testament book that bears his name).

Two angels with palm fronds (very similar to NA2trac)

North aisle 3.

Left predella: the angel stops Abraham killing his son Isaac (Genesis 22:11–12).

Centre predella: Rebekah gives water to the camels (Genesis 24:10–20).

North aisle 3.

Centre predella: Rebekah gives water to the camels (Genesis 24:10–20).

Right-hand predella: Daniel kneeling in prayer, probably before being cast into the den of lions, in which case the background is Babylon (Daniel 6:11).