Luzar Vestments: Antique French Gothic Chalice
Luzar Vestments - French Antique Chalice - Gothic style
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Antique French Gothic Chalice Ref 7171
19th century French Gothic Chalice and Paten in solid silver.
Chalice and Paten made by the French Silversmith during the latter part of the 19th century.
The Chalice and matching Paten are both made in solid silver, hallmarked throughout, and both bear the maker's name.
Both pieces are partly gilded whilst in other parts the silver is seen, to provide a contrasting effect.
The cup is finished with two tone engraving 'Calicem Salutaris Accipiam Et Nomen Domini Invocabo', set in a fleur de lys design.
The Calix of the Cup is finished in two tone silver and gilt work.
The hexagonal stem and large knop are finished with further two-tone engraving work in Gothic decorative style.
The eight petalled base is decorative in shape and design. It is finished in two tone designs, with each main petal bearing an image: Sacred Heart of Jesus, St Joseph and Child, St Andrew, Our Lady, St John of the Cross, Our Sorrowful Mother, St Louis, Our Lady and Child.
The matching well shaped Paten is made in solid silver & is partly gilded. In the centre, there is a very fine two tone engraving of the Last Supper.
Chalice height 24.5cm. Base diameter 18.5cm. Diameter of top of cup 12.5cm. Diameter of Paten 17cm. Overall weight of Chalice & Paten 1,370g.
Complete with brand new lined, fitted carrying case.
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