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Baroque Embroidered Chalice Cover

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
850
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Baroque Embroidered Chalice Cover, 16th century, silk and metallic threads, depicting a lamb inscribed above "INRI" for "Iesus Nazarenus Rex Iudaeorum," ht. 5 1/4, wd. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chalice, Christianity, Christology, Crucifixion of Jesus, Embroidery, INRI, Jesus, King of the Jews, Religion, Silk

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