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Chalice

Chalice

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Description
Covered handless cup with small inverted bell-shaped bowl on a tall pedestal base with vase-and-spool stem and flared, double-domed foot with beading around top and a cable or ropework band at middle. Bell-domed cover with urn finial wrigglework engraved with an undulating band in the wide rim and the script letters "C.F.B." just inside of it. Underside of base incised with a cross over "R" near edge. No other marks on cup or cover.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chalice
date made
late 19th century
place made
Europe
Physical Description
pewter (cup; cover material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in; 31.75 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
DL.311688
catalog number
311688
accession number
64443
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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