Sterling Silver Communion Chalice and Paten - Antique Elizabethan (1569). An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare antique Elizabethan English sterling silver communion chalice and paten; an addition to our diverse religious silverware collection. This exceptional two piece antique Elizabethan sterling silver communion set consists of a chalice and paten/diskos. The chalice has a cylindrical tapering shaped form onto a plain knopped pedestal and spreading circular foot. The body of this sterling silver communion cup is encircled with a simplified band of engraved leaf decoration with interlacing segments.
The rim of the chalice foot is encircled with an egg decorated border. The paten has a plain circular form to a plain circular pedestal foot; this paten can also be inverted to form a secure cover.
The underside and foot of the paten are encircled with further engraved decoration reflecting the style of that to the chalice body. This antique cup and paten have a fine colour and patination. Often such communion sets are divided through time; original 16th century sets are rare and becoming increasingly difficult to locate.Silver communion cup and paten are an exceptional gauge of silver and exceptional quality as to be expected for its type. This impressive example of 16th century silverware is in exceptional condition in keeping with age.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the chalice and paten are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977.In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Elizabethan Sterling Silver Communion Chalice and Paten 214g Height 16.1cm" is in sale since Monday, February 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Other Christianity". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle on Tyne. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.