Silver-gilt Chalice and Paten by Unknown Artist

The chalice has a six-lobed foot and is engraved: IHS XRS and EH.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1947
Vendor:
Christie's

The initials may refer to Elizabeth Howard, wife of Sir Henry Bedingfield who died in 1656. Has London hallmark and a makers mark of a Scorpion or fish.

Provenance

From the collections of Sir Henry Bedingfield; Lord Swaythling; Prince Duleep Singh.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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