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CHALICE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The cup is gilt and set in a silver basket en repoussé. This basket consisting of an interlace of branches, fruit and clouds with three winged cherubim and three cartouches, three of them inscribed: [transcription] and one with [transcription]. The knob has three winged cherub's heads en repoussé. The lobate base has three winged cherub's heads and three cartouches surrounded with branches and within the cartouches the symbols of the Passion.

Object name:
CHALICE
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Belarus, Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
25.4 x 16.4 x 9.1 cm (10 x 6 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.88
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK scratched on cup: [transcription]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973