- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
Maker's mark RB, pellet below, in shield-shaped punch, British
- Recusant Chalice
- Work Type
- c. 1640
- Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England
- British, English
- Persistent Link
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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- Physical Descriptions
- Silver, parcel-gilt
- 18.7 x 12 cm (7 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- maker's mark: under base, struck: RB [pellet below, in shield-shaped punch] [unidentified maker]
- David Berg, New York, bequest; to the Fogg Museum, 1999.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Sexafoil base raised on reeded foot, engraved on one lobe with crucifix surmounted by INRI within a mandala of rays, each corner engraved with a fleur-de-lys, rising to knopped baluster stem applied with three conjoined cherub heads, and plain, unscrewing tapering bowl.
- Publication History
Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), pp. 38-40, cat. no. 8, repr. in color on p. 39, details repr. p. 38.
- Exhibition History
32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 09/24/2019; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024
- Subjects and Contexts
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