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Chalice

1930.760.2 (RS231000)

Description

Silver footed chalice with a fluted base, flared rim, and an applied foliate and grape design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825
Inscriptions
"Presented to Capt. Thomas Bennett of the Packet ship New-York/ As a testimonial of respect justly jue to him for his gentlemanly deportment and/ Nautical Skill in a voyage from New-York to Liverpool in April and May 1826./ John Van Halen committee on/ Wm. Grayson behalf of the passengers/ James Monroe Jr." (Engraved on the body)
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Religious Objects
Descriptive terms
Aluminum
Chalice
chalices
Container, Ritual
Fluted
Gold Washed
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
Dimensions
7 1/2 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.760.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Clara Bennett
GUSN
16384

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