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Parcel-gilt silver chalice with later cover

unknown artist1729

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Parcel-gilt silver chalice with later cover. The conical foot includes a large spherical knob and pierced ornamental "tongues". The inscription reveals that it was made in 1729. It comes from the monastery of the Archangel, also known as the monastery of the Burning Stone, in Caesarea. H. 0.30 m. (ΓΕ 33827)

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  • Title: Parcel-gilt silver chalice with later cover
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1729
  • Location Created: Greece
  • diameter: 12
  • Physical Dimensions: h300 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: ritual or religious vessel
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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