Silver Chalice

Chalice

Date:

1896

Materials:

Silver

Dimensions:

D 5.125 in x H 10.5 in

Accession Number:

7.2011

Credit Line:

Purchase. 2011-02

Description

Silver chalice. On top part are engraved ornaments and circular vignettes with images of cross, Christ, Virgin Mary, and St. John the Baptist. Inscription along top edge: TѢЛО ХРИСТОВО ПРIИМИТЕ ИСТОЧНИКА БЕЗСМЕРТНАГО ВКУСИТЕ ("Receive ye the Body of Christ, taste ye of the Fountain of Immortality"). On bottom part of chalice is repousse/chased ornament and four circular vignettes with engraved images of Evangelists.

Inscriptions & Markings

Marks: IA in rectangle; St. George facing left in rectangle; 84 in rectangle; AA over 1896 in rectangle.