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Chalice

Chalice

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Description
Large, raised, handleless calyx-shaped cup with hemispherical bottom on pedestal base with molded top, trumpet-shape stem, and applied square foot. Engraved on exterior of cup "Presented by the / Sisters of the New South Church / for its / Communion Service, Jan\y. 1\st, 1815." One side of foot is stamped "MOULTON" with traces of a surround, overstruck at an angle. Centerpoint on bottom underside of cup.
Maker is Ebenezer Moulton (1768-1824) of Boston and Newburyport (after 1820), MA; working, 1790-1824.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chalice
date made
1815
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
DL.383549
catalog number
383549
accession number
162866
Credit Line
Estate of Arthur Michael
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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