An 18th Century miniature chalice, French
Lot 138
An 18th Century miniature chalice, French
Sold for £384 (US$ 645) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An 18th Century miniature chalice, French
The cup with lip raised on a reel stem on a dome foot with hexagonal base, height 8.8cm; another similar example with knopped stem and domed circular foot, height 8.8cm; together with a 17th Century Dutch miniature footed wine cup or toy chalice, the large bowl on a baluster beaded stem on spreading foot, with internal beaded edge, height 7.3cm (3)

Footnotes

  • Comparative literature: A. North, Pewter at the Victoria and Albert Museum , p.167, pl. 253/254, illustrates a comparable French chalice reputedly used by a priest when visiting the sick.
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