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Chalice: MAR.M.63-1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Maker(s)

Unknown (Silversmith)

Description

Silver-gilt; the plain V-shaped bowl on a knopped stem and foot set with three enamelled plaques

Silver-gilt; the V-shaped bowl is supported on a narrow cylindrical stem with large central knop. Above and below the flattened fluted circular knop are bands pierced with a quatrefoil design. The low trumpet-shaped foot is embossed and chased with scrolling foliage and is set with three coloured enamel silver plaques, probably representing Christ, the Virgin Mary and St. John.

Notes

History note: Not know before Charles Brinsley Marlay

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Weight: 205 g
Weight: 6:12 oz:dwt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

14th Century
1300 - 1400

Note

There are no maker's or town marks

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Plaques composed of enamel Surface composed of gold Base Diameter 10.5 cm Diameter 4⅛ in
Tim Diameter 9.2 cm
Rim Diameter 3⅝ in
To Rim Height 15.3 cm Height 6⅛ in
Bowl Decoration Foot Ring Foot

Materials used in production

Silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.63-1912
Primary reference Number: 139874
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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