Chalice

Spanish
Artist Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Europe, Spain

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 15.1 cm (8 7/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.352

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Plain silver gilt bowl, the lower part overlaid with repoussé cherubs, scrolls and three gilt medallions of the Madonna and Child, and Saints. Stem and base repoussé, partly gilt, cherubs, fruit, flowers, and crowned coat-of-arms riveted on and date 1692.

Inscription

Inscribed on underside of base: "IP"
Coat of arms applied to base, inscribed "1692" below

Markings

"II" (capital I in Roman type), in oval, struck on outside rim of base; building surmounted by cupola, with single window in tower, in oval, struck on outside rim of base; capital letters "GCFVC" inscribed on outer rim of base

Provenance

By 1896, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1925, Bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson