• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5697

    Christie's Interiors

    27 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 31

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT CHALICE IN THE 17TH CENTURY STYLE

    PROBABLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT CHALICE IN THE 17TH CENTURY STYLE
    PROBABLY 20TH CENTURY
    The spreading hexafoil base chased with petals, the hexagonal-section stem chased AHMAR above the knop and HESVS below the knop, the bowl with flared rim and applied with a girdle of pierced foliate scrolls
    7 5/8 in. (19.2 cm.) high
    12 oz. (372 gr.)


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