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Chalice: M.2-1951

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PEDR/AZA (Silversmith)


Silver-gilt: set with enamelled plaques and silver and silver-gilt bosses

Silver-gilt set with bosses enamelled blue and yellow. The large stepped circular foot is engraved with a border of scrolls set with four applied cherubs' heads alternating with four blue and orange enamelled silver bosses. The stem comprises a series of spools and knops, with borders of applied of masks, silver bunches of fruit and enamelled bosses. The top half of the U-shaped cup is undecorated. Beneath an applied girdle the cup has four enamelled bosses alternating with four white stones above applied pairs of ribs.


History note: Not known before donor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Bruce S. Ingram, OBE, MC

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951-04-19) by Ingram, Sir Bruce


Early 17th Century
Philip III (1598-1621) or Philip IV (1621-1665)
Production date: circa AD/CE 1620


The maker's mark PEDR/AZA has not been identified

School or Style


Components of the work

Bosses: composed of enamel ( blue and yellow) Surface: composed of gold Base: Diameter 17.3 cm Diameter 6¾ in
Rim: Diameter 9.2 cm Diameter 3⅝ in
To Rim: Height 28 cm Height 11 in
Gross: Weight 1242 g Weight 39:18 oz:dwt
Bowl: Cherub's Heads: Decoration: Stem:

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References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1951
Primary reference Number: 119332
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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