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CHALICE

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The upper part of the bowl is plain gilt decorated with one small medallion engraved with the instruments of the passion. The lower part is elaborately decorated in low relief on a stippled ground with rinceau, leaves and other motifs. The single knop is also engraved with floral motifs. The foot is like a flattened bell and has engraved decoration on three different bands of leaves, scrolls, etc.

Object name:
CHALICE
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.561
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
no visible marks, possibly inscription
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1968