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Chalice

Chalice

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Crystal mounted in silver gilt

  • Museum number:

    488-1873

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is a crystal chalice made in the 17th century, probably in France. The lower part and the stem of this chalice are fluted, the knop, stem and foot are hexagonal. This chalice is mounted in silver gilt.

Physical description

Crystal chalice, the lower part of the bowl and the stem fluted, the knop, stem and foot hexagonal, mounted in silver gilt.

Place of Origin

France (probably, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Crystal mounted in silver gilt

Dimensions

Height: 21.41 cm, Diameter: 4.75 in

Object history note

Bought from the Webb collection in 1873.

Descriptive line

Chalice, rock crystal with silver mounts, probably France, 17th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington, Acquired During the Year 1873, Arranged According to the Dates of Acquisition. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., p. 39

Materials

Crystal; Silver

Techniques

Gilding

Categories

Containers

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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