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English Jacobean-style Treenware Covered Chalice

Auction:
2183
Lot:
884
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

English Jacobean-style Treenware Covered Chalice, indistinctly dated 16--, carved with biblical verses, body with four cartouches, carved respectively with the royal arms of England, (showing lion and griffin supporters flanking gartered crests of the British nations with initials "IR"), Scotland (showing unicorn supporters flanking lion rampant crest), with an ostrich, and with a hart with an eagle, the cup on egg shaped stem and spreading foot, with slightly domed lid with acorn finial, ht. 12 1/2 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from a Northeastern Institution.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Scotland, United Kingdom, Northeastern Institution, Heraldry, Lion, Roofs, Unicorn