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Antique Gothic Chapel Set - Chalice and Cruets
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Antique Gothic Chapel Set Ref 7753 - comprising Chalice & Paten, Cruets & Tray

Antique French Gothic Chapel Set in solid silver. The set comprises Chalice with Paten, pair of Cruets with Tray.
The set was made by the French Silversmith P Poussielgue-Rusand of Paris, one of the most highly respected silversmiths of late 19th century France.
All pieces in the set are made in solid silver, hallmarked throughout with the French silver hallmarks of the period, and bearing the maker's name stamp.
The set is gilded throughout, with darker sections providing contrast to the design on all the pieces. The design is based on themes from the Passion of Our Lord.

The Gothic style Chalice has Passiontide Latin inscriptions and images throughout.
On the cup are four oval shapes, each with a Biblical text: 'Mulier Ecce Filius Tuus Ecce Mater Tua'; 'Deus Meus, Deus Meus Ut Quid Dereliquisti Me'; 'Pater Dimitte Illis; Non Enim Sciunt Quid Faciunt'; 'Amen Dico Tibi Hodie Mecum Eris In Paradiso'.
Between these ovals is decoration with PAX, Alpha & Omega.
The circular stem and knop are finished with further contrasting decoration.
The circular base has further oval shapes. Three have inscriptions: 'Consummatum Est'; 'Sitio' and 'Pater in Manus Tuas Commendo Spiritum Meum'.
The fourth oval on the base depicts The Crucifixion.
The matching well design Paten is gilded all over, with contrasting decoration to the middle, and Christ's face on the Veil finely engraved at the centre.
The height of the Chalice is 21.5cm; the diameter of the base is 14cm; the diameter of the top of the cup is 10.5cm.
The diameter of the Paten is 15.5cm. The overall weight of the Chalice and Paten is 683g.

The cruets and tray are finished with the same decorative contrasting work.
The cruets are in crystal, with the top, base & handles gilded.
The water cruet bears the inscription 'Aqua' on the lid and 'Non in Aqua Solum' on the base. It has a clear stone on the top of the lid.
The wine cruet bears the inscription 'Vinum' on the lid and 'Sed in Aqua et Sanguine' on the base. It has a red stone on the top of the lid.
The tray has a contrasting decorative finish all round the edge, with fine beading beyond.
The tray measures 25cm x 19cm at the maximum points. The cruets measure 15cm in height. The overall weight of the Cruets with the tray is 674g.
The overall total weight of the whole set is 1,357g.
The set comes complete with the original lined, fitted case to incorporate the whole set.
This antique Chapel Set is in excellent condition throughout. The set is of excellent quality. Please ask if you would like any further details or information about this set.
Price for the set: 6,600.

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