Luzar Vestments: Antique Dutch Gothic Chalice
Luzar Vestments - Antique Dutch Chalice - Gothic style
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Antique Dutch Gothic Chalice Ref 6789
Late 19th century Dutch Gothic Chalice and Paten in solid silver gilt.
Chalice made by the Dutch silversmith Armand Bourdon-De Bruyne, who worked in Gand (Ghent) during the second half of the 19th century.
The Chalice and Paten are both made in solid silver, hallmarked throughout, and both pieces are gilded all over.
The Cup of the Chalice is finished with Gothic style engraving bearing the words 'calicem salutaris accipiam et nomen domini invocabo'.
The stem is hexagonal and is finished Gothic arches to the sides.
The knop is set with semi-precious cabochon cast stones.
The base has six round Champleve enamels worked in blue and gold. These depict The Crucifixion, Our Lady, and each of the Four Evangelists: Saints Matthew, Mark, Luke & John. Each enamel is surrounded with fine beading work.
The base is hexafoil in shape, and the steps down are finished with a rim of fine beading work.
The Chalice bears a dedication inscription on the underside, dating from 1894, on the occasion of a Pastoral Ordination.
The blending well shaped Paten is also made in solid silver gilt. It is fully hallmarked French silver, and has a PAX engraved to the bottom side. The Paten fits the Chalice well.
Chalice height 21cm. Base diameter 15.5cm. Diameter of top of cup 11cm. Diameter of Paten 15cm. Overall weight of Chalice & Paten 778g.
Complete with original carrying case, bearing the maker's name and address in Gand.
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