Communion Spear

Spear, Communion

Creator:

Alexeev, Ivan

Date:

1876 - 1896

Materials:

Silver gilt, Silver and Steel

Dimensions:

W 1.625 in x H 8 in x D 0.875 in

Accession Number:

12.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-04-10

Description

Communion spear. Point of spear is made of steel and has a pierced cross. Handle is silver gilt with an engraved even wavelike pattern. Handle has equilateral cross at end.

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark on spear's steel neck: ВАРЫПАЕВА. Mark on handle: St. George facing right in circle; IA in oval