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Communion Cup and Paten and Cover

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The raised bell-shaped cup has a slightly flared rim and rests on a cylindrical stem on a domed, stepped foot. The stem is formed of two raised sections with a molded midband. The circular paten/cover has a molded raised rim and a molded ring at the center.

Inscription

Engraved on the side of cup and on paten, the sacred monogram, engraved around the the foot of the cup and around the paten "Ex Dono Rollandi Williams in Templum Diva Maria in Antegua"; scratched on inside of foot, 1107.

Marks

Near rim amd repeated on paten, date letter t; Britannia; lion's head erased; maker's mark FA(Grimwade 662);

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833–1914)

English (London), 1714–15

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); Diam of rim: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.); Weight: 802 gm (25 0z 16 dwt)

Accession Number

33.102a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver