Luzar Vestments: Antique French Gothic Chalice
Luzar Vestments - Antique Chalice - Gothic style
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Antique French Gothic Chalice Ref 6753
19th century French Gothic Chalice and Paten in solid silver gilt.
Chalice made by the French silversmiths Demarquet Freres, who worked in Paris, France during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Chalice and Paten are both made in solid silver, hallmarked throughout, and both pieces are gilded all over. Both pieces also bear the maker's name.
Around the cup of the Chalice are six enamels. These depict Our Lord, Our Lady and St Joseph, interspersed with three decorative Gothic style enamels.
The hexagonal stem leads to the round knop which is set with six large coloured stones.
The six petalled base has six further enamels, depicting The Crucifixion, St Louis and St Peter.
The edge of the base is finished with finely engraved flowers.
The matching well shaped Paten is also made in solid silver gilt. It has a large enamel to the centre, with an image of the Agnus Dei, surrounded with the words 'Ecce Agnus Dei'.
Chalice height 25cm. Base diameter 15.5cm. Diameter of top of cup 9.5cm. Diameter of Paten 15cm. Overall weight of Chalice & Paten 684g.
Complete with brand new lined, fitted case, to fit the Chalice and Paten.
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