Pyx with Accessories

Pyx; Communion Box

Materials:

Silver gilt, Silver and Brass

Dimensions:

W 2.125 in x H 4.625 in x D 1.125 in

Accession Number:

2.2012

Credit Line:

Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-03-12

Description

Pyx is silver gilt, surmounted by equilateral cross. On front is niello image of crucifixion; rays emanating from cross. Spoon is silver gilt, equilateral cross on end of handle; engraved border and eight-pointed cross on handle. Chalice is brass (?) with chased or repousse ornaments on bottom of bowl and foot. Box is silver gilt with engraved eight-pointed cross on lid.

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark on spoon: 84 and St. George facing left in oval; AC in rectangle