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French Antique Gothic Ciborium Ref 8445

Magnificent ornate French Gothic 19th Century Ciborium made in solid silver gilt.
Ciborium made by French Silversmiths Jamain & Chevron, who worked in Paris between 1865 & 1879.
This Ciborium is made from solid silver and is gilded all over. It bears the French silver hallmark of the period, and the maker's name.
The lid is finished with fine filigree work, set with small coloured stones round the edge.
The top of the lid is surmounted with a cross with a petalled base, all worked entirely in coloured enamel work.
The edge of the lid is worked with a raised crown effect with fleur de lys and trefoils worked round.
The bowl has a calix made in filigree work, set with further small coloured stones. Above this is a blue and gold enamel with the words 'Et Verbum Caro Factum Est Et Habitavit In Nobis'.
The hexagonal stem is finished with engraving work.
The hexafoil knop is set with six coloured quatrefoil enamels of red and blue Gothic style crosses.
The upper part of the six-sided base is set with six coloured oval shaped enamels. These depict Our Lord, St Joseph, Our Lady & Child, alongside Faith, Hope and Charity.
A gargoyle finishes each corner of this upper base.
The lower base is hexafoil petalled, with each petal finished with filigree work and a small coloured turquoise stone.
The edge of the base steps down with engraving work and fine beading.
Overall Height to top of cross 38cm. Diameter of base 17cm; diameter of bowl 14cm; internal depth of bowl 7cm. Overall weight 1,264g.
Complete with brand new lined, fitted case for carrying and storage.
In excellent condition throughout. Please ask if you would like any further details or information about this Ciborium.
Price 14,000.

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