Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II
Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II

Sterling Silver Ciborium - Vintage Elizabeth II

1953 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,695 gbp
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This exceptional vintage Elizabeth II sterling silver ciborium*/ecclesiastical chalice has a circular rounded form onto a circular knop and tapering panelled pedestal to a hexafoil shaped foot.

The surface of this vintage ciborium is plain and encircled with an applied moulded girdle.

This exceptional ciborium retains the original hallmarked sterling silver domed, push fit cover

The cover is surmounted with an impressive sterling silver finial comprised of a pierced cross fleury design accented with a central round cut ruby to either side, all encircled with an applied rope twist decorated border.

The circular rounded knop to the pedestal is embellished with impressive panels of chased trefoil leaf motifs in addition to plain protruding lozenge segments.

The shaped panelled foot is encompassed with bands of applied rope decoration and an applied moulded border to the rim.

The circular drinking vessel retains the original gilt interior.

* A ciborium is a shrine style cup with a cover used to hold the Eucharist (otherwise known as Holy Communion, the Lord's Supper, Mass, Blessed Sacrament and Breaking of Bread).

Dimensions

Diameter of rim 11.5cm/4.5"

Diameter of foot 14.4cm/5.7"

Height 23.8cm/9.4"

Weight

18.4 troy ounces/572g



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This vintage silver ciborium/chalice is ane exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of vintage silverware.
Maker: Unknown

Date: 1953

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5731 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Height 11.50 cm (4.53 inches)
Width 23.80 cm (9.37 inches)
Depth 14.40 cm (5.67 inches)
Weight 18.40oz t (572.24g)
Stock Code
A5731
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver ecclesiastical ciborium; an addition to our religious silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the foot and part hallmarks to the surface of the cover are all very clear. NOTE: The maker's mark 'E.E.D' has not been traced to a name, however this maker's mark was used on a wide range of ecclesiastical silverware (such as ciboriums, patens and pyx boxes) between 1941-1958.
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