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Antique Gothic Chapel Set - Chalice and Cruets
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Antique Gothic Chapel Set Ref 8418 - comprising Chalice & Paten, with Cruets and tray.

19th century French Gothic Chapel Set in solid silver gilt. The set comprises Chalice with Paten, pair of Cruets with Tray and Sanctus Bell.
The set was made by the French Silversmiths Jules Jamain and Eugene Chevron, who worked in Paris between 1865 and 1879.
All the pieces are made in solid silver, gilded all over. There are the maker's marks and French hallmark of the period.
The set is made with rich filigree work and coloured enamels throughout.

The Gothic style Chalice has a decorative shaped calix made in filigree work. Above this is a blue and gold enamel with the words 'Hic est enim calix sanguinis mei+'.
The engraved circular stem leads to the decorative knop. The knop is made entirely in filigree work. Around the edges are six circular lozenges, each with a turquoise blue/gold enamel, spelling the word 'JESUS+'.
The decorative shaped hexafoil petalled base is made entirely in fine filigree work.
Six tear drop enamels lead down the stem onto the base in colourful Gothic designs.
The edge of the base steps down with beading round the edges, and a deep blue enamel cross to one side.
The matching well design Paten has a large Agnus Dei worked to the centre, with the text 'Agnus Dei Panis Vivus' set round. It fits the Chalice well.
The height of the Chalice is 25cm; the diameter of the base is 16cm; the diameter of the top of the cup is 10cm.
The diameter of the Paten is 15.5cm. The overall weight of the Chalice and Paten is 787g.

The cruets and tray are made completely in solid silver, gilded all over.
The lid to each cruet is set with a small piece of filigree work, and a coloured stone to each (red or white for distinguishing each).
The top of each jug has a blue and gold enamel round. Thes have the words 'Non in Aqua Solum+' and 'Sed in Aqua Et Sanguine+'.
Below this is a ring of fine beading, with the lower part of each jug finished with filigree work.
The hexafoil petalled bases are finished with fine detail: a teardrop enamel to each petal, worked in colourful Gothic design, with fine filigree work set between each.
The tray has more fine filigree work round the shaped edge, with bunches of grapes worked into the design. In the centre is a Gothic style engraving.
The outer edge has beading all round to finish.
The tray measures 29cm x 16cm at the maximum points. The cruets measure 14cm in height. The overall weight of the Cruets with the tray is 926g.

The matching Sanctus Bell is also made in solid silver, and is gilded all over.
The main part of the bell is finished with filigree work, with a blue/gold enamel having the text 'Laudabo Dominum In Vita Mea'. The bell has a fluted edge to the very bottom.
The bell measures 10.5cm in height. The weight of the bell is 109g.
The overall total weight of the whole set is 1,822g.
The set comes complete with the original lined, fitted case to incorporate the whole set.
This antique 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: 24,500

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