Chalice 1790 Made by Jean Francois Xavier Boudde Gold and enamel; cast, chased, filigreed and painted
Chalice of Peter of Sassoferrato
Chalice of Peter of Sassoferrato [Italian; Siena, from the Franciscan Church of Sassoferrato]
Washington expone tesoros de los zares de Rusia
Chalice of Saint Petersburg. Commissioned by the Empress Catalina la Grande, for the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity of St.
Chalice Chalice Made of silver, this exceptionally elegant vessel reflects a style characteristic of workshops in Constantinople.
The method of mounting recti-curvilinear enamel plaques seen here is particular to goldsmiths’ work in Catalonia. The larger plaques represent the Betrayal, the Carrying of the Cross, and the Crucifixion
Work of Ivan Fomin. Donated by Grand Prince Vassili II.
German Silver Gilt Chalice - Perhaps the most beautiful examples of silver were created for ecclesiastical purposes. This rare 19th century silver-gilt German chalice is meticulously crafted with incredible filigree work and bejeweled with Old European-cut diamonds and cabochons of amethyst, rubellite and coral. Enameled plaques of the saints and the Virgin Mary encircle the base. Royalty and nobility often gave splendidly decorated gifts, such as chalices, made of precious metals to…