Silver Patens, Communion Cup and Flagons by Various artists

Seven pieces of silver from Chester Churches inscribed with the names of donors.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £28,210)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Archdeacon of Chester

1) Silver gilt Flagon, maker Hugh Roberts, London 1696-7; 2-3) A Pair of silver plate Patens, maker Hugh Roberts; 4) Elizabethan Communion Cup, maker William Mutton, Chester; 5-6) Pair of Silver Flagons, maker Seth Lofthouse, London 1701-2; 7) Jug or Ewer, maker Humphrey Payne, London 1728-9.

Provenance

The pieces come from a group of nineteen pieces formerley churches in Chester, now declared redundant.

Venue details

Grosvenor Museum 27 Grosvenor Street, CHESTER Cheshire CH1 2DD 01244 972 197 www.cheshirewestmuseums.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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