Luzar Vestments: Antique French Gothic Chalice
Luzar Vestments - Antique Chalice - Gothic style
UK Enquiries Telephone 01869 327535 -
Non UK Enquiries Telephone ++44 1869 327535
Antique French Gothic Chalice Ref 6824
19th century French Gothic Chalice and Paten in solid silver gilt.
Chalice and Paten both made in France in the latter part of the 19th century.
The Chalice and Paten are both made in solid silver, hallmarked throughout, and both pieces are gilded all over.
The Calix is in filigree work. This is set with alternating enamels and stones set in flowers. The enamels depict Our Lady and flowers.
The hexagonal stem is finished with very fine decoration.
Around the large knop are set six Amethyst stones
The hexagonal stem leads to the hexafoil pointed petalled base. The base is finished with fine filigree work.
The decoration on the cup is repeated on the base, with alternating enamels and stones set in flowers. The enamels depict Our Lord, St Joseph and a Cross.
The edged of the base is set with red stones and fine beading, leading down by steps to the engraved outer edge.
The matching well shaped Paten is also made in solid silver gilt. It has an engraving of the Victorious Lamb with the words 'Agnus Dei Panis Vivus', surrounded with fine beading.
Chalice height 25cm. Base diameter 15.5cm. Diameter of top of cup 9.5cm. Diameter of Paten 15.5cm. Overall weight of Chalice & Paten 726g.
Complete with storage/carrying case.
Please ask if you would like any further details or information about this piece.
More detailed pictures of this antique French Gothic Chalice and Paten are illustrated below: