Lot 265. A LARGE SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL CHALICE

Sold:£ 6 250
Auction date:21.07.2020   17:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 265 | A LARGE SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL CHALICE
The cyllindrical bowl on a baluster-shaped stem, the bowl applied with a silver filigree overlay, decorated with four enamel medallions depicting Deisis, Crucifixion, St Mary and St Joseph, within paste-set crowned borders, the lip engraved with a Russian inscription 'Receive the body of Christ and taste the source of immortality', on a domed foot with acanthus-chased border, marked throughout

16 in. (40.6 cm.) high

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CHRISTIE'S
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CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview01.07.2020 - 21.07.2020
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