Luzar Vestments: Antique French Gothic Chalice
Luzar Vestments - French Antique Chalice - Gothic style
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Antique French Gothic Chalice Ref 7188
Early 20th century French Gothic Chalice and Paten in solid silver.
Chalice and Paten made by the French Silversmith's Berger-Nesme who were part of family of Silversmiths working in Lyon. The Chalice and Paten were made in the early part of the 20th century.
The Chalice and matching Paten are both made in solid silver, hallmarked throughout, and both bear the maker's name.
Both pieces are gilded all over, except the three contrasting silver plaques on the Chalice base.
The Calix of the cup is finished with decorative work incorporating grapes and foliage.
The knop is set on the circular stem and has engraving, with the text 'Ego Sum Vitis Vos Palmites'.
The hexafoil base is finished with decorative work and fine beading. There are three finely engraved silver plaques depicting The Nativity, Christ teaching in the Temple and The Crucifixion
The matching well shaped Paten is made in solid silver & is gilded all over. It is engraved to the centre with IHS in a Gothic design.
Chalice height 22.5cm. Base diameter 14.5cm. Diameter of top of cup 10cm. Diameter of Paten 14.5cm. Overall weight of Chalice & Paten 570g.
Complete with lined & fitted carrying case.
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