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Antique French Chapel Set - Chalice and Cruets
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Antique French Chapel Set Ref 6679 - comprising Chalice, Paten and Set of Cruets.
19th century French Baroque style Chapel Set in solid silver gilt. The set comprises Chalice with Paten and pair of Cruets with Tray.
The set was made by the family of French Silversmiths, Alexandre Thierry and his son Marie Thierry, who worked in Paris between the period 1823 and 1885.
All pieces are made in solid silver, gilded all over, and hallmarked throughout with the French silver mark of the period, and the maker's name.
The Baroque style Chalice has a calix set with three roundels, depicting the three virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity.
The stem leads to the large, decorative knop, which is finished with raised barqoue style decoration.
The trefoil shaped base has images depicting the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts, The Agnus Dei with the Seven Seals, and the Crucifix with symbols of the Passion.
The base is further finished with rich baroque style decoration.
The matching well design Paten has a fine raised image of the IHS with Crucifix, Sacred Heart and Crown of Thorns. The Paten is also gilded all over.
The height of the Chalice is 30cm; the diameter of the base is 16.5cm; the diameter of the top of the cup is 9cm.
The diameter of the Paten is 16.5cm. The overall weight of the Chalice and Paten is 731g.
The cruets and tray are finished with the same decorative barqoue work to match the Chalice.
The cruets are differentiated by one having graps on the lid. The lids to the cruets are hinged for opening.
The tray is quite deep. It is an ornate shaped edge, set with pairs of cherub heads at each end.
The tray measures 29cm x 19cm at the maximum points. The cruets measure 16cm in height. The overall weight of the Cruets with the tray is 673g.
The overall total weight of the whole set is 1,404g.
The set comes complete with newer lined, carrying case to fit the whole set.
This antique French Chapel Set is in excellent condition throughout. Please ask if you would like any further details or information about this set.
Price for the set: £5,500.
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