Chalice

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825

GUSN

GUSN-16384

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

chalices
silver (metal)
Container, RitualChaliceAluminum
Silver
Slip Cast
Gold Washed
Fluted
Chalice

Inscription

"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)

Additional Identification Number

1930.760b

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifacts; Religious Objects

Dimensions

7 1/2 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Clara Bennett

Accession Number

1930.760.2