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Chalices

Scope note

Ecclesiastical drinking vessels for eucharistic wine having a stem, often with a central knop, and a foot; often made of precious metals and usually accompanied by a paten. Prefer "communion cups" when referring to similar but generally less ornate ecclesiastical drinking vessels used in the Protestant Church during or after the Reformation.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000194762

Broader Terms used

<liturgical vessels>

Narrower Terms used

chalice glass

Equivalent Terms used

chalice

Created

12yrs ago

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