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Antique Gothic Chapel Set - Chalice and Cruets
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Antique Gothic Chapel Set Ref 6842 - comprising Chalice, Paten & Ciborium
Ornate 19th century French Gothic Chapel Set in solid silver gilt. The set comprises Chalice with Paten, and matching Ciborium.
The set was made by the Silversmith Pierre Jolly, during the last quarter of the 19th century.
All the pieces are made in solid silver, and are gilded all over; each pieces bears the French silver hallmark of the period and the maker's mark.
The Gothic style Chalice is finished with fine filigree work throughout, with stones and enamels.
The calix is entirely in fine detailed filigree work, set with six dark red stones.
The round engraved stem leads to the knop which is finished with engraving work incorporating wheat & grapes, and set with six further dark red stones.
The stem leads to the six petalled hexafoil base. Each petal is set with fine filigree work, with a dark red stone set between each petal.
There are three coloured enamels on the base, depicting Our Lord, Our Lady & St Joseph.
The base steps down, set with fine beading, and a further blue and white cross enamel to the centre.
The matching well design Paten has a fine engraving to the centre of a Gothic style IHS with cross, surrounded by the Eucharistic symbols of grapes and wheat.
The centre-piece is edged with fine beading.
The Paten is gilded all over and fits the Chalice well.
The height of the Chalice is 26cm; the diameter of the base is 14.5cm; the diameter of the top of the cup is 9.5cm.
The diameter of the Paten is 14.5cm. The overall weight of the Chalice and Paten is 696g.
The design of the Ciborium echoes that of the Chalice, with fine filigree work, stones and enamels.
The six petalled lid on top of the Ciborium is finished with fine filigree panels, each set with a dark red stone.
The top is finished with an ornate Gothic style cross on top.
The calix is made in finely detailed filigree work, set with eight dark red stones.
The circular stem is engraved with Gothic arches and leads to the knop. The knop is set with six red stones and engraving of wheat & grapes.
The stem leads to the six petalled hexafoil base, each petal being set with fine filigree work. A dark red stone is set between each petal.
Three coloured enamels on the base depict The Sacred Heart of Jesus, St Augustine and St John the Evangelist.
The edge of the base steps down with decorative work and fine beading round the rims.
The overall height of the Ciborium to the top of the cross is 32cm; the diameter of the base is 15cm; the diameter of the top of the bowl is 11cm; the depth of the bowl is 7cm.
The overall weight of the Ciborium is 769g.
The total combined weight of all three pieces in the set is 1,465g.
The Chalice and the Ciborium each come with their original carrying cases.
This French antique Gothic 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: £10,995.
More detailed pictures of this antique Gothic Chapel Set are illustrated below: