Parcel Gilt Silver Chalice
Parcel Gilt Silver Chalice
Parcel Gilt Silver Chalice

Parcel Gilt Silver Chalice

c. 1850 to c. 1890 France

Offered by Baggott Church Street Ltd

£795 gbp
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Communion cup, the small, plain bell-shaped cup with flare rim and gilt interior.
Repoussé decoration to knopped, baluster stem of alternate palm and acanthus leaves, vine leaves and grapes, wheat ear, bulrush and simple flowers. Raised domed circular base with ‘C’ scroll decoration to beaded border. The bulrush, wheat, vine and grapes are all religious symbols associated with the Eucharist.
French hallmarked silver of 950/1000 fineness showing Minerva mark used from 1838. Unidentified marker’s mark in diamond lozenge with the letter ‘M’ and a small star beneath. NB.This is not hallmarked English silver.
French, 19th century circa 1850 - 1890
height 8” (20cm) Base Diameter 4.5” (11.5cm)
Stock No. 1223
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Baggott Church Street Ltd

Baggott Church Street Ltd
Church Street
GL54 1BB

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