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Chalice and Paten

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By the mid-1930s to early 1940s, Sherburne and Marjorie Wiggin Prescott collection, Greenwich, Connecticut; 4 February 1981, sold in “Important English, Continental and American Silver, Objects of Vertu, Russian Works of Art and Watches,” Christies, New York, lot 235, to Jacques Kugel, Paris; 1982 or 1983, sold by Kugel to private collector, Lisbon; 30 October 2008, sold by private collector at “European Silver, Gold Boxes, and Objects of Vertu,” Sotheby's, Paris, lot 171, to Timothy Phillips, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2011, year-end-gift of Timothy Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas, Jr., Kathleen, Daniel, Claire, Ann, and Timothy Phillips in memory of Thomas and Clare Phillips

about 1560

Object Place

Santiago de los Caballeros (La Antigua), Guatemala


Overall (Chalice): 28.3 x 19.1 cm, 1399 gm (11 1/8 x 7 1/2 in., 3.08 lb.) Overall (Paten): 15.4 x 0.3 cm (6 1/16 x 1/8 in.)

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Silver hollowware