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CHALICE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The decoration is engraved for the most part. On the front of the bowl are three elaborately framed cartouches, one with Christ blessing, at the left the Virgin, and at the right, St. John the Baptist. On the back of the bowl is a cartouche with the symbols of the Passion of our Lord. Around the lip is engraved an inscription from the Mass. The stem has one large lobed knob. The spreading base has six medallions framed with leaves, each with a scene of the Passion of our Lord.

Object name:
CHALICE
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.562
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK 1. Saint George and the Dragon for Moscow; 2. [transcription] for the maker
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1968