Pyx and Communion Spoon

Pyx; Communion Box

Materials:

Brass

Dimensions:

W 3.5 in x H 6 in x D 2 in

Accession Number:

5.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-03-27

Description

Pyx is brass, surmounted by eight-pointed cross with emanating rays. Front has chased/repousse image of crucifixion, on left is fainting Virgin Mary with two female saints; on right is Apostle John; above is God the Father holding scepter and orb; four cherubs in coulds. On left side of pyx is ball with latch for fastening down lid. The spoon is brass, with an equilateral cross at end of handle.